Education Technology

Making Predictions

Published on 10/12/2012

Activity Overview

Students conduct several class experiments that generate data with a strong linear correlation. After graphing the data (by hand or on a spreadsheet), students use the linear regression on the calculator to determine the line of best fit and the strength of the correlation.

Objectives

• Interpretation of gradient
• Interpretation of y – intercept
• Interpretation of correlation coefficient

Vocabulary

Gradient, y-intercept, correlation, rate

About the Lesson

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