Step Up to the Percentage Plate
Reading a chart that shows numbers and statistics sounds boring, doesn’t it? How about if the chart shows baseball stats for your child’s favorite team? Now that’s a fun way to explore the relationship between decimals, fractions, and percents! Taking data and showing it in various ways helps strengthen your child’s data collection and analysis skills.
By exploring how different ways of representing data relate to one another, students are extending their knowledge of decimals, fractions, and percents. Here’s a fun at-home activity that will help your child strengthen his ability to work with and interpret data in various forms.
What You Need:
- Sports page of a newspaper or online access to baseball data