John Henry - The Steel Driving Man
David Murphy, Laura Gulley
April 2005, Volume 10, Issue 8, Page 380
The story of John Henry provided the setting for sixth-grade class to participate in a John Henry Day of mathematics experiments. The students collected data from experiments where students competed against machines and technology. The student analyzed the data by comparing two box plots, a box plot of human data, and a box plot of machine or technology data.
Mean / Median / Mode
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof
Time / Money