Education Technology

Science: Science TODAY™ - Hurricane Damage
by USA TODAY Education

Published on March 11, 2005

Overview

Students will construct a graph and a regression model which shows the relationship between wind speed and the force of the wind. The students will then analyze the math model that fits the data to make predictions from the model.

Key Steps

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    The windspeed data is compared with the force data (pounds per square foot). Students analyze the data and make predictions.









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    Using the scatterplot of the windspeed and force data, students fit a power regression that has an interesting result.









    Note: TODAY is a trademark of USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Co., Inc.