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Practice time series with Penobscot River Flow data
Interpret river flow graphical data from 2013
Details
Activity Type:
Mini-Lesson
Types of Instruction:
Data Interpretation, Data Practice, Graph Work
Grades:
6, 7, 8, 9+
Subjects:
Earth Science
Topics:
Analyzing and interpreting data, Constructing explanations, Earth's Surface Systems, Earth's Systems, Weather and Climate
Statistical Concepts:
Time series
Skills:
information gathering and interpreting, interpreting data, Time series
Graph Types:
Line graph, Time series
Standards:
Practice 4
Analyzing and interpreting data
Practice 6
Constructing explanations and designing solutions
Practice 7
Engaging in argument from evidence
Crosscutting 5
Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation
6.SP-1
Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers.
6.SP-2
Understand that a set of data collected to answer a statistical question has a distribution which can be described by its center, spread, and overall shape.
Activity Files
Data Activity :
Mini Lesson 5 (PRAC) Penobscot River Flow
Data Literacy Instructionals:
Graph Choice Chart
Language for describing time series
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