Nelson
Mathematics 5
Student Centre

Teacher Centre
• Professional Resources
• Surf for More Math
• Try It Out
• Web Quests

Parent Centre

Nelson Education > School > Mathematics K-8 > Mathematics 5 > Teacher Centre > Surf for More Math> Chapter 3 Lesson 9
 

Surf for More Math

Lesson 9 - Communicate About Graphs

 

Use this activity to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning how to communicate about graphs. Students can try this activity on their own or in pairs.

Goal

Evaluate the accuracy of a graph and suggest ways to present data accurately.

 

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 80-81


Instructions for Use

Bar Graph lets students evaluate the accuracy of a bar graph.

To use Bar Graph, choose a data set from the drop-down menu beside "Choose data set:" under the graph. Then click the "Graph Data" button.

Evaluate the graph that appears. Is the scale appropriate? Is all the data included? Is the graph labelled correctly? What changes would you make to the graph?


Top