Education Technology

Run me a Linear Regression

Published on 06/26/2005

Activity Overview

This activity is designed to give students the opportunity to estimate the least squares line given a set of points. The students are then able to check their "best fit" line by running a linear regression using the graphing calculator.

Before the Activity

Attached is a file containing the directions. You may need to download the TI Fonts from the web site to view some of the figures associated with this file.

During the Activity

Attached is the student worksheet file. Also attached are the activity settings files.

After the Activity

Review student results:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary