Practice asking questions with Tide Table data

Practice reading a table of data and determining appropriate statisitcal questions these data can answer using tide data.

Activity Type: 


Types of Instruction: 

  • Data Practice


  • 6, 7, 8


  • Earth Science


  • Earth's Surface Systems

Statistical Concepts: 

  • Statistical questions


Asking questions and defining problems
Analyzing and interpreting data
Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
Scale, proportion, and quantity
Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers.
Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation
Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth's materials and the flow of energy that drives this process.
Use a model to describe how variations in the flow of energy into and out of Earth's systems result in changes in climate.
Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table).