Students will identify different types of correlations graphically and by using the linear regression analysis obtained from a TI-84 Plus calculator. Students will also obtain and know the significance of a correlation coefficient as a result of this lesson.
Before the Activity
Necessary lesson plans.
Teacher handout has explanation of activity and detailed directions for setup.
Review concepts of correlation by using the attached PowerPoint.
During the Activity
Student handout to be completed during the activity.
After the Activity
Review student results:
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary