We have calculators, so why do we have to do this by hand? The video takes viewers through graphing scientific data by hand to create a scatter plot. The process includes labeling axes, writing an appropriate title, determining a scale, plotting points, and drawing a best-fit curve.
- Provide graph paper so viewers can follow along
- Pause video at various points to discuss next steps
- Note that the video does not use breaks in the axes, even when the labeling does not start at zero, so teachers will have to supplement instruction
- Narrator describes the steps to graphing data in detail
- Visuals are professional-looking
- Video provides only one example