Education Technology

Graphical Representations

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

In this activity, students create and analyze graphical representations of a data set.

Before the Activity

  • See the attached PDF file for detailed instructions for this activity
  • During the Activity

    Students will:

  • Formulate questions that can be addressed with data and collect, organize, and display relevant data to answer them
  • Select, create, and use appropriate graphical representations of data, including histograms, box plots, and scatterplots
  • After the Activity

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