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# Web quest for using the mean and median

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This is a webquest which is desiqned to help students learn how to calculate the mean and find the median of a set of data and how to use this data in a real world application.

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### Web quest for using the mean and median

1. 1. Welcome to Ms. Ambrose’s Science Place! On this site you will find important information about our class. Please investigate the different links. 6th Grade Science Students—Look under “Assignments” for a new web quest assignment. Watch the Mean and Median Video first. The Teacher Page describes the standard used for the Web ques. Web links School Site Mean and Assignments Parents Teache Median video r Page E-mail
2. 2. Watch these videos to find out how to calculate the Mean and Median. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2u38VBS_Miw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpZIIW8uqDc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgxZfQDf4qY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNdVynH6hcY Your objective is to find mathematical data on the population of a species over time, and use this data to calculate the mean and median population over the past twenty years. Your data should show five numbers: Year 5, Year 10, Year, 15, Year 20, Year 25 What is the mean population for these 25 years? What is the current population? Find the median. Is it close to the mean? Why or why not? It’s ok to guess. Back to Assignments