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Create a Graph is a service of the National Center for Education Statistics. The site contains easy to understand explanations of four different charts and graphs and a data input section for each graph. Graphs include area graph, bar graph, line graph and pie chart. Students can use homework problems, things they have a special interest in, or use some of the numbers they find elsewhere to create ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Tutorial, Ref. material
Subject: Mathematics
 
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In this activity, students investigate the effects of automobile pollution on plant growth by making measurements on two populations of leaves, one from within 10 meters of a busy road and a population of the same species situated more than 20 meters away. They will choose a method for measuring the leaves, create a table for their data, and test their hypotheses by performing a t-test. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Field activity, Lab activity
Subject: Environmental science, Forestry, Mathematics
 
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In this intermediate Excel activity, students import US Historical Climate Network mean temperature data into Excel from a station of their choice. They are then guided through the activity on how to use Excel for statistical calculations, graphing, and linear trend estimates. The activity assumes some familiarity with Excel. On this Starting Point page, users can access information about the exercise's ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Guide for instructor
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Educational theory and practice, Mathematics
 
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