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Christmas Tree with the TI-84CE

Activity Overview

Students plot points to form the outline of a Christmas tree using the scatterplot feature of the TI-84PlusCE. Students then add lights and even a 'star' on the top of the tree. 


The aim of this activity is to have some fun around the festive season as students use a connected scatterplot to form the outline of a Christmas tree. 


  • Scatterplot
  • Lists

About the Lesson

Students copy the x and y coordinates of a set of points into a list. The list is then used to create a scatterplot forming the outline of a Christmas tree. Students are then able to generate additional scatterplots to form the lights on the tree and finally a star on the top!