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Leap Day Birthdays! - February 29

A District-Wide Collaborative Survey

Lexington School District #1, Lexington, SC

Discover How Many Students in Lexington District 1 were Born on Leap Day!

bupurple.jpgProblem: How many students were born on Leap Day in Lexington School District One?

bupurple.jpgHypothesis: We predict 10 students were born on Leap Day in our district.

bupurple.jpg Procedure: Follow the district survey as information is collected. Create your own chart!

bupurple.jpgResults: ???

bupurple.jpgConclusion: ??


bugreen.jpg Questions to Answer! ------ Use the District Survey Excel spreadsheet.

How many students in Lexington School District One were born on Leap Day?

Which school has the most students with Leap Day Birthdays?

Which school has the fewest students with Leap Day Birthdays?

What grades are most likely to have Leap Day Birthday students? Why?

Which school in our district is least likely to have any Leap Day Birthday students?
(Hint: What grade levels does each school serve?)


How old are the students with Leap Day Birthdays in "Leap" years?

How old are the students with Leap Day Birthdays in "Regular" years?

bugreen.jpg Make up your own questions from data shown on the graph.
See if your classmates can answer your questions!
District Survey


bugreen.jpg Write a special letter to one or more of the students with Leap Day birthdays!
Send it to their school c/o the TIS.


bugreen.jpg Statistics:
What are the chances of being born on Leap Day?

(Infoplease) (February 29@Leap Day-Leap Year)


Number of Students in Lexington School District One (~20,500)
(District Information)

How many people in the US were born on Leap Day? the World?
(Infoplease) (February 29@Leap Day-Leap Year)

Special thanks to our SASI clerks & TIS for assisting in obtaining information used in this survey!!


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