About This Chapter
Below is a sample breakdown of the Math and Data Analysis chapter into a 3-day schedule. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.
|Day||Topics||Key Terms and Concepts Covered|
|Day 1||Scientific charts and graphs||Pie charts, tables, flow charts, bar charts, and line graphs|
|Day 2||Using data to read and build charts||Independent and dependent variables, scatter plots, graphs, and steps for interpreting data|
|Day 3||Nonlinear and linear relationships||Scientific method, science experiments, types of variables, and the characteristics of linear relationships compared to nonlinear relationships|
1. Measures of Central Tendency: Definitions & Practice
After watching this video, you will be able to explain the meaning of the terms central tendency, mode, mean and median. You will also be able to calculate these three values from provided data. A short quiz will follow.
2. Linear & Nonlinear Relationships in Data Graphs
After watching this video, you will be able to explain the difference between linear and nonlinear relationships when plotting graphs. A short quiz will follow.
3. How to Construct Graphs from Data & Interpret Them
After watching this video, you should be able to explain what a graph is, construct a scatter plot, and interpret scatter plots from scientific data. A short quiz will follow.
4. How to Read Scientific Graphs & Charts
How do scientists summarize their findings with visual aids? In this lesson, explore the different types of tables, charts and graphs that scientists use. Learn to read these effectively as a preview to your science studies.
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