Education Technology

Smoothie

Published on 08/06/2017

Activity Overview

This task asks students to create a template for ongoing use in attempting smoothing problems. The data is saved and able to be plotted for further analysis.

Objectives

  • Construction of a robust template for smoothing of time series plots
  • Comparison of the effect of mean and median based smoothing, and of the number of points used for smoothing
  • Consideration of ‘centered’ methods of smoothing

Vocabulary

  • moving mean & median smoothing
  • time series data

About the Lesson

This task asks students to create a template for ongoing use in attempting smoothing problems. The data is saved and able to be plotted for further analysis.