Education Technology

Investigate Outliers Effect on Regression Lines

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

Students begin to investigate linear regression by looking at the effect of outliers on the regression line. using an interactive worksheet.

Before the Activity

Download the TII file and provide to students if this will be a hands-on lesson. You can also make copies of the instructions for the students in desired.

During the Activity

Students will investigate linear regression by looking at the effect of outliers on the regression line. The worksheet is interactive.

After the Activity

Review student answers:

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