
Nelson EducationSchoolMathematics 5  
Surf for More MathLesson 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. GoalEvaluate the accuracy of a graph and suggest ways to present data accurately.
Builds UponStudent Book pages 8081 Instructions for UseBar Graph lets students evaluate the accuracy of a bar graph. To use Bar Graph, choose a data set from the dropdown 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? 
