Practice time series with Penobscot River Flow data

Interpret river flow graphical data from 2013

Activity Type: 


Types of Instruction: 

  • Data Interpretation, Data Practice, Graph Work


  • 6, 7, 8, 9+


  • Earth Science


  • Analyzing and interpreting data, Constructing explanations, Earth's Surface Systems, Earth's Systems, Weather and Climate

Statistical Concepts: 

  • Time series


  • information gathering and interpreting, interpreting data, Time series

Graph Types: 

  • Line graph, Time series


Analyzing and interpreting data
Constructing explanations and designing solutions
Engaging in argument from evidence
Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation
Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers.
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.
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