Charts Are Like Pasta - Data Visualization Part 1: Crash Course Statistics #5

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Clever marketers can use visual statistics to mislead their target populations. Explore these visual misrepresentations with a video lesson from a larger statistics playlist. The lesson instructor explains visual representations of both categorical and noncategorical data while focusing on these explaining misleading strategies.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Ask pupils to bring in samples of visual data from newspapers or magazines to analyze
  • Have pupils create two visual representations of the same data, one biased and one non-biased
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a strong understanding of organizing data in a table
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Pros
  • Uses animations to provide clarity to examples
  • Includes several different visual examples of biased and non-biased information
Cons
  • None