Not one to miss an educational opportunity, 6th Grade Math and Science teacher Annie Malekzadeh invited the Manzanita community to participate in a statistics project to guess the gender of her baby.
Mrs. Malekzadeh thought it would make a great community project, “since everyone seems to have an opinion one way or another!”
She began by creating a survey to collect data on a variety of questions, ending with the big question: Do you think the baby is a boy or a girl? Survey results are posted now awaiting the reveal, which is anticipated for later this spring (hopefully accompanied by cake).
Before the reveal, however, 6th Grade students will incorporate the survey data in a statistics project focused on collecting and interpreting data, and basic graphing skills.
Survey questions included:
- Mrs. Malekzadeh has been craving steak, mangoes, and ice cream. Which gender do you think these cravings indicate?
- Craving additional protein like steak, or chicken likely indicates that the baby will be a….
- Based on the shape of Mrs. Malekzadeh’s midsection, do you think the baby will be a …
The community is invited to the gender reveal party right after school on May 31. Stop by for some cake!
Photos: Annie Malekzadeh