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Lesson 3: Using Second-Hand Data

Use these interactive activities to encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about data relationships.

Create questions that can be answered using second-hand data.

Builds Upon
Student Book pages 126–128


Instructions for Use

Reading Bar Graphs allows your child to practice interpreting second-hand data presented in graphs, and using that data to answer questions.

Use the second-hand data presented in the graphs to answer the various questions.


Grapher allows your child to graph information that they have gained from second-hand sources.

Create a question that you can find the answer to by investigating the find second-hand data. Once you have collected your data (from the Internet, newspapers, or books) use the data to construct a bar graph. Don’t forget to include all labels and an appropriate scale.