Math: Interpreting and Creating Science Graphs
These sites provide information on interpreting and creating science graphs. Learn how to make graphs using paper and graphing software as well as how to interpret and describe graphs for scientific data. Includes downloadable data sets and practice questions. There are links to eThemes Resources on different types of graphs.
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 9
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Making and Interpreting Science Graphs
This page has information on creating science graphs as well as exercises on graphing problems and interpreting graphs. Includes instruction on how to make graphs using paper and Microsoft Excel.

Line Graphs
This page provides brief information about line graphs and its characteristics. Includes short practice questions.

Data Analysis and Graphs
Learn what types of graphs are appropriate for representing data from an experiment. Includes data analysis checklist and graph checklist.

Science NetLinks: What's in a Graph?
This lesson plan provides activities for students to understand the importance of different types of graph and learn how to interpret them.

Illuminations: Collecting, Representing, and Interpreting Data Using Spreadsheets and Graphing Software
In this unit, students will collect weather data, create graphs, and find patterns using spreadsheet and graphing software.

Visualizing Scientific Data
Here is an example of how scientists use graphs to visualize data. Note: This site includes ads.

Graph Interpretation
Practice interpreting graphs and then click each question for some possible ways to interpret graphs.

Graphing in Science Data
Here are data in Excel format that can be downloaded to create science graphs.

eThemes Resource: Math: Misleading Graphs
Learn how graphs can misrepresent information. Learn how to avoid common errors and how to design good charts. These sites include illustrations, tips, activities, worksheets, and quizzes.

eThemes Resource: Math: Quadratic Equations: Graphs and Patterns
These sites focus on graphs of quadratic functions. Learn how to plot the graphs and observe patterns of quadratic functions from the graphs. Includes online simulations, tutorials, and exercises. There are also eThemes Resources on quadratic functions and algebra.

eThemes Resource: Math: Surveys, Tables, and Graphing
These sites have definitions of survey, poll, mean, median, and mode. Find out how to take simple surveys and opinion polls. Includes lesson plans and inclass activities for collecting and organizing numerical and statistical data. There are links to eThemes Resources on how to create and use various types of graphs.

eThemes Resource: Math: Bar, Line, and Picture Graphs
These sites include examples of different types of graphs such as bar, line, and pictographs. Many of the sites are interactive and demonstrate how graphing works. Also includes several handson activities. There are links to eThemes Resources on circle graphs and statistics to graph.

eThemes Resource: Math: Circle Graphs/Pie Charts
These sites include interactive games, activities, and simulations of circle graphs/pie charts. Also includes some basic data that can be analyzed and some scoring rubrics.
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