**Title:** Gather Data

**Description:**
In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students explore rates of change and accumulation in context by modeling cardiac output. They use an interactive Java applet to create a graph of the data they collect.

**Standard(s): **

[MA2015] ALT (9-12) 37: Use the mean and standard deviation of a data set to fit it to a normal distribution and to estimate population percentages. Recognize that there are data sets for which such a procedure is not appropriate. Use calculators, spreadsheets, and tables to estimate areas under the normal curve. [S-ID4]