Education Technology

Compare Boxplots

Published on 09/24/2008

Activity Overview

This activity encourages learners to create boxplots to compare data sets. The tns file gives five different data sets that learners can analyse using the Data and Statistics application, describing their findings in Notes pages.

Before the Activity

Some knowledge of boxplots is required.

During the Activity

Objective: to compare sets of data by using box plots. A video tutorial is available online here.

After the Activity

Learners can engage in practical data collection to extend the project (using the CBR2, EasyTemp etc).