Accuracy, Precision, Variation and Tolerance Module

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## Connections to Standards

- Connections to NCTM Standards

NCTM STANDARDS

Standard 1: Mathematics as Problem Solving

Standard 2: Mathematics as Communication

Standard 3: Mathematics as Reasoning

Standard 4: Mathematical Connections

Standard 10: Statistics

Standard 13: Patterns and Relationships

- Connections to the National Science Education Standard
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CONTENT STANDARDS: 9-12

(a) Science as Inquiry : Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry and understandings about scientific inquiry.

(b) Science and Technology: Understandings about science and technology

- Connections to the Illinois Learning Standards

FOR MATHEMATICS:

(a) 7.B.4.: Estimate and measure the magnitude and directions of physical quantities using rulers, protractors and other scientific instruments.

(b) 7.A.4a.: Apply units and scales to describe and compare numerical data and physical objects.

(c) 10.A.4a.: Represent and organize data by creating lists, charts, tables, frequency distributions, graphs, scatterplots and boxplots.

FOR SCIENCE:

(a) 11.A.4c.: Collect, organize and analyze data accurately and precisely.

(b) 11.A.4.d.: Apply statistical methods to the data and reach and support conclusions.

(d) 13.A.5d.: Explain, suing a practical example, why experimental replication and peer review are essential to scientific claims.

(e) 13.B.5e.: Assess how scientific and technological progress has affected other fields of study, careers and job markets and aspects of everyday life.

FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS:

(a) 1.C.5f.: Use tables, graphs and maps to challenge arguments, defend conclusions and persuade others.

(b) 2.B.4a.: Critique ideas and impressions generated by oral, visual, written and electronic materials.

(c) 3.B.5.: Using contemporary technology, produce documents of publication quality for specific purposes and audiences; exhibit clarity of focus, logic of organization, appropriate elaboration and support and overall coherence.

(d) 3.C.5a.: Communicate information and ideas in narrative, informative and persuasive writing with clarity and effectiveness in a variety of written forms using appropriate traditional and/or electronic formats; adapt content, vocabulary, voice and tone to the audience, purpose and situation.

(e) 4.B.5a.: Deliver planned and impromptu oral presentations, as individuals and members of a group, conveying results of research, projects or literature studies to a variety of audiences using appropriate visual aids and available technology.

FOR SOCIAL STUDIES:

(a) 15.C.4b.: Explain the importance of research, development, invention, technology and entepreneurship to the United States economy.

(b) Explain how technology has affected trade in the areas of transportation, communication, finance, and manufacturing.

FOR FINE ARTS:

(a) 26.B.4d.: Demonstrate knowledge and skills that communicate clear and focused ideas based on planning, research and problem solving.