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In this statistics worksheet, students explore the characteristics of line graphs, bar graphs, circle graphs and the coordinate plane. Afterwards, they graph ordered pairs on a coordinate plane. Students then create a line graph, bar graph, and pie chart from given information. They answer questions and interpret graphed information. This five-page worksheet contains three multi-step problems. Answers to the graphs are provided on page five of the worksheet.
Students explore graphing. In this graphing lesson plan, students sort Skittles candies and use the color groups to create a bar graph. Rubrics and extension activities are provided.
Students create a graph charting their favorite season. They discuss the difference in the four seasons and activities they participate in, in each of the seasons. They can also take a survey of their family members and add them to the graph.
Students examine how goods and ideas moved along an ancient trade route between China and Europe. They make charts of items, ideas, etc. that were transported along the Silk Route.
Whereas the lesson is an analysis of weather-related data, it can be used in any science class to teach how to review data, graphs, and visual models for pertinent information, and how sometimes these representations help to clarify information. A handout defining various modes of displaying data is included along with six different choices of styles to analyze. Answers are provided for each, along with a detailed explanation. This is a top-notch resource for any science teacher!
Elementary schoolers make and use bar graphs to picture information. They learn how choosing the right scale for a bar graph can help make a persuasive argument. This is a terrific lesson on graphing which should excite your kids. There is a nice weblink which leads your students to further on-line activities regarding graphing.
Learners calculate gas prices. In this transportation activity, students tally the mileage and gas costs of their car for one months. They figure out how much was spent on gas and create a graph showing average gas prices over time. 
In this online interactive math skills worksheet, students solve 10 multiple choice math problems that require them to read and interpret graphs. Students may view the correct answers.
First graders collect data on different eye colors of each student in their classroom. They input the data that they gathered in an Excel spreadsheet and then create a graph in Excel.
Students use gas mileage of different cars to create T charts, algebraic equations, and graphs to show which gets better mileage. In this gas mileage lesson plan, students use the graph to see which car they should buy.
Students determine how to read and record weather data. They use maps, legends, graphs, charts and lists. They read a Washington Post article entitled, "Hi, Sky: How Weather Works."
In this math worksheet, students perform basic operations all the way up to precalculus. They graph, identify slopes, plot data and analyze it. There are 34 questions.
In this algebra, graphing, and geometry exam worksheet, 12th graders complete 34 math problems. The skills for each question cover a variety of topics, and graphing on grid paper is required for some of the questions.
Students practice analyzing images, maps and graphs from Internet-based educational resources. They explore the correlation between sea surface temperature and coral bleaching. Students comprehend that coral reefs are collections of tiny marine creatures that live inside limestone skeletons attached to rocks on shallow ocean floors.
Students develop maps, tables, graphs, charts, and diagrams to depict the geographic implications of current world events, and analyze major human conflicts to determine the role of physical and cultural geographic features in the causes, conflict, and outcomes. Pupils conduct research on the Internet or in the library to obtain data and information on the Gulf War that can be used to construct maps, tables, graphs, or diagrams representing changes in the geography of the Middle East.
Each student in the class places one of their shoes on the floor. They discuss the shoes, and attempt to categorize them by type. By lining up shoes in columns on a large piece of paper, they create a graph of their shoe type. Students watch as the teacher labels the x and y axis of the graph. Students create a bar graph on paper. Students create their own bar graph with items brought from home.
Viewers will learn how to graph lines, such as y=2x+1. The instructor emphasizes the relationship between the x and y variables, creates an x/y table, and finally graphs the equation. A total of three examples are given in this video.
Students explore the use of the scientific method in inquiry. They identify the different parts of a scientific inquiry while completing an experiment. Once they have gathered data, students create graphs and present their analysis to the class.
Sal takes viewers through another example of graphing rational functions "because you really can't get enough practice here." Combined with the two previous videos on graphing rational functions and asymptotes, viewers will walk away with a strong grasp on the concept and its process.
In this short video, Sal shows how to graph a line in slope-intercept form.