This Bar Charts & Pie Charts lesson plan also includes:
Learn about life in the Arctic while practicing how to graph and interpret data with this interdisciplinary lesson. Starting with a whole group data-gathering exercise, young scholars are then given a worksheet on which they analyze and create bar and pie graphs involving information about Arctic animals. This lesson is perfect for tying together a math unit on representing data and a science exploration of Arctic ecosystems.
- Lesson provides a list of warm-up activities for beginning the lesson
- A variety of ideas are provided for extending learning about data representation
- Explicit instruction on the creation of bar and pie charts is required to support children's success with the lesson