Skip to content
keyboard_arrow_left See all units

Pick the Next Box Office Hit

Analyze movie data to formulate a hypothesis based on trends to pick the next box office hit.
Time to complete

timer 6 - 8 hours

Suitable for

Middle and High School

Skills covered
  • Advanced formulas
  • Data analysis
  • Data visualization
Lesson plans keyboard_arrow_right
Rubric keyboard_arrow_right
Activity 1: Review Movie Ideas
  1. play_circle_filled Pick the Next Box Office Hit Intro
  2. play_circle_filled Review Movie Ideas
  3. play_circle_filled Form Hypotheses about Box Office Hits
  4. play_circle_filled Narrow Down your Ideas List
  5. play_circle_filled Wrap Up
  6. assessment Activity Reflection
Activity 2: Explore and Visualize Movie Data
  1. play_circle_filled Visualize the Data
  2. play_circle_filled Explore the Data for Recent Movies
  3. play_circle_filled Visualize Movie Budget
  4. play_circle_filled Visualize Box Office Revenues
  5. play_circle_filled Visualize Data Relationships
  6. play_circle_filled Wrap Up
  7. assessment Activity Reflection
Activity 4: Select a Movie to Produce
  1. play_circle_filled Make a Data-based Decision
  2. play_circle_filled Select One Movie to Greenlight
  3. play_circle_filled Identify Data Patterns with a VLOOKUP Formula
  4. play_circle_filled Support Your Hypotheses with Data
  5. play_circle_filled Wrap Up
  6. assessment Activity Reflection
Activity 5: Market your Movie
  1. play_circle_filled Consider your Target Audience
  2. play_circle_filled Design a Movie Poster
  3. play_circle_filled Give Feedback about Each Poster
  4. play_circle_filled Wrap Up
  5. assessment Activity Reflection
Activity 6: Build a Website to A|B Test Your Posters
  1. play_circle_filled Build a Website for A|B Testing
  2. play_circle_filled Build the Render Function Part 1
  3. play_circle_filled Build the Render Function Part 2
  4. play_circle_filled Build the Config Function
  5. play_circle_filled Build the Vote Function
  6. play_circle_filled Publish your Website
  7. play_circle_filled Analyze the Results of your A|B Test
  8. play_circle_filled Wrap Up
  9. assessment Activity Reflection
Activity 7: Pitch your Movie
  1. play_circle_filled Build Your Movie Proposal Pitch
  2. play_circle_filled Polish Your Pitch Proposal
  3. assessment Activity Reflection
Activity 8: Unit Wrap Up
  1. play_circle_filled Unit Wrap Up
  2. assessment Pick the Next Box Office Hit Reflection