Creating Data Tables in Biology: Types & Examples

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What ultimately dictates the type of data table you're going to create?

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1. Which type of biological data table would be best for collecting information on the color of people's eyes in a classroom?

2. Which should always be included with biological data tables?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this quiz, you'll need to understand the types of data tables and their purposes, as well as the individual parts of a data table. All of the quiz questions are multiple-choice.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz/worksheet combo, you may assess your understanding of the following:

  • What determines which type of data table to use
  • The best data table for collecting information about eye color
  • What should always be included with biological data tables
  • What to add to a data table to display extra information
  • The alternate name for newly recorded information

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on creating data tables in biology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how to choose which data table to use and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about terminology related to data tables

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson, Creating Data Tables in Biology: Types & Examples, provides more information on this subject. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The purpose of data tables
  • The most basic type of data table and how it's expanded
  • Independent and dependent variables
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