This investigates shapes of distributions relates those shapes with histograms to the basic univariate descriptive statistics.
CCSS - HSS-ID.A - Summarize, represent, and interpret data on a single count or measurement variable.
This activity would be mostly appropriate for an Algebra II class, but was written for an AP Statistics course. Slight modification could also apply for younger students.
Attached you will find a lesson handout/description with sample graphs and Lesson Planning Summary. Data for Ithaca Michigan are included in another file.Tornado%20Data%203.pdfTornado%20Data%203.xlsxSharknado.docxCCSS_Lesson_Planning_Template%20%284%29.docx Future attachments should include an answer key.