I learned about using twizzlers for linear regression from Tammy Ballard with Wake County Public Schools. I modified her activity to create my own twizzlers linear regression lab that met the needs of my specific group of Algebra 2 students. The idea is simple. Give students a twizzler to eat. Before students take a bite …

# Scatterplots

I learned about this bouncing tennis balls linear regression lab through the OGAP Common Core Training I attended this summer. It is based on an Illuminations activity from NCTM. Students are given a tennis ball to bounce for two minutes. Every ten seconds, the number of bounces is recorded. I learned a lot from …

I want to share a linear regression activity I did with my Algebra 2 students to introduce the topic of regression. I combined linear regression with the True Colors Personality Test that I had originally wanted to do with my students at the beginning of the year. The summer after my first year of teaching, …

I want to share several fun and hands-on linear regression activities I worked through with my Algebra 2 students. Links to blog posts with more details and free downloads are provided. Linear Regression Activities Linear Regression with the True Colors Personality Test I had originally wanted to have my students complete the True Colors Personality …

We made a types of correlation foldable to summarize the three different types of correlation that a scatter plot can have. We used a basic 3 door foldable template. I have uploaded a blank template at the bottom of this post. I gave each student a sheet of dot stickers. They used their dots to …

Last week in Algebra 1, we completed a scatter plots activity with m&m’s. Goals for this scatter plots activity: Be able to define what a scatter plot is Be able to find a line of best fit Be able to recognize positive correlation, negative correlation, and no correlation Review positive and negative slope First the …