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```					Agenda
Reminders

Graphing in Science

Graphing Practice
Reminders
Homework Packet #4 due Friday

Quiz #4 on Friday
Objective
SWBAT

(1) Communicate data through tables and
graphs.

(2) Create appropriate graphs based on data.
Graphing in Science   09.09.2008

.        .
What are the parts of a
graph?
What are the parts of a
graph?                  Title

X-axis
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Graph                      Title
Parts    Y-Axis |
|
|__________________________
X-axis
What are the parts of a
graph?

X-axis =
IV
What are the parts of a
graph?

X-axis =
IV
What are the parts of a
graph?                 Title =
DV vs. IV

X-axis =
IV
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Graph                       Title
Parts    Y-Axis |
|
|__________________________
X-axis

- X-axis = IV (ex: Day #)
- Y-axis = DV (ex: Amount of Rain in cm)
- Title = DV vs. IV (ex: Amount of Rain
vs. Day #)
Example
Average Weekly        % Students Turning
Television Watching   in HW
in Hours
3                     98
4                     80
5.4                   60
7.5                   40
8                     20
What is the IV?
Average Weekly        % Students Turning
Television Watching   in HW
in Hours
3                     98
4                     80
5.4                   60
7.5                   40
8                     20
What is the DV?
Average Weekly        % Students Turning
Television Watching   in HW
in Hours
3                     98
4                     80
5.4                   60
7.5                   40
8                     20
What would the title of the graph be?
Average Weekly        % Students Turning
Television Watching   in HW
in Hours
3                     98
4                     80
5.4                   60
7.5                   40
8                     20
Example

Average Weekly Television   % Students Turning in HW
Watching in Hours
3                           98
4                           80
5.4                         60
7.5                         40
8                           20
Graph ✔               list
1. Data in correct location

2. Axes labeled with units (cm, L, s, kg, etc.)

3. Axes evenly spaced out

4. Accurate title

5. Correct graph type
Graphing in Science               09.09.2008

Graph ✔   1. Data in correct location
List      2. Axes labeled with units (cm, L, s,
kg, etc.)
3. Axes evenly spaced out
4. Accurate title
5. Correct graph type
Quick Practice (Left Page)
Copy this table down and create a line graph for it!

Fertilizer     Plant
Amount in      Height in
(mg) - IV      (cm) - DV
5              10
10             13
15             15
20             20
Quick Practice (Left Page)

Fertilizer   Plant
Amount       Height
in (mg) -    in (cm)
IV           - DV
5            10
10           13
15           15
20           20
Graph Types

Vs.
Graph Types
Line Graph

- Use when the IV
changes amount (day
#, amount of fertilizer,
etc)
Graphing in Science            09.09.2008

Graph    - Line Graph - Use when the IV
Types    changes amount (day #, amount of
fertilizer, etc)
Graph Types
Bar Graph

- Use when the IV
changes type (person
name, color of flower,
etc.)
Graphing in Science            09.09.2008

Graph    -Line Graph - Use when the IV changes
Types    amount (day #, amount of fertilizer,
etc)
-Bar Graph - Use when the IV changes
type (person name, color of flower,
etc.)
Summary
Take 3 minutes to write a summary of today’s
notes!

Be prepared to do a short lab!
Graphing Practice
You will be at four different stations.

For each station, create a table and an
appropriate graph!
Reminders
Homework Packet #4 due Friday

Quiz #4 on Friday

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