A Program of The Actuarial Foundation. Aligned with Common Core State and NCTM Standards.
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What is an actuary? An actuary is an expert in statistics who works with businesses, governments, and organizations to help them plan for the future. Actuarial science is the discipline that applies math and statistical methods to assess risk.

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Data Analysis Resources

Lessons, Printables, and Online Activities for Grades 6–8

These teaching resources include lessons, fun printable worksheets, and dynamic online activities covering key skills in data analysis and critical thinking. 

designgeomData Sampling: Making Effective Inferences
Students will learn about characteristics of valid representative samples and use proportional reasoning to draw inferences.




toolData Sampling: Representing Many by Sampling Some

This digital interactive tool uses a fun, real-world storyline to give students the opportunity to construct and compare samples of a population.



toolCultivating Data

This program addresses line plots, stem-and-leaf plots, box-and-whisker plots, scatterplots, measures of central tendency, and expected value.

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