Lesson Title: Healthy Habits 

Grade Levels: 6-8 

Length of Lesson: 90 minutes 

Overview: In this lesson, students will conduct a survey about classmates’ healthy habits and input data into the spreadsheet in order to analyze results. 

Objectives: 

  • Students determine appropriate format for organizing data. 
  • Students arrange spreadsheet rows and columns to match data set. 
  • Students draw conclusions from data set. 
  • Students organize, manage, sort, and share data. 
  • Students demonstrate how to modify existing spreadsheet to accommodate updates to data set (e.g., adding, deleting, adjusting rows/columns). 

Standards Alignment: 

Mathematics 

  • Model with mathematics. 

Language Arts  

  • Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, images, music, sound) and visual displays in presentations to clarify information. 

Science 

  • Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table). 

ISTE 

  • Computational Thinker: Students develop and employ strategies for understanding and solving problems in ways that leverage the power of technological methods to develop and test solutions. 
  • Global Collaborator: Students use digital tools to broaden their perspectives and enrich their learning by collaborating with others and working effectively in teams locally and globally.