Anatomy of a scatter plot

A slide presentation on making a scatter plot

Grades: 

  • 6, 7, 8, 9+

Statistical Concepts: 

  • Correlation

Skills: 

  • Correlations, graphing data

Graph Types: 

  • Scatter plot

Standards: 

Analyzing and interpreting data
Using mathematics and computational thinking
Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
Patterns
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.
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.
Display numerical data in plots on a number line, including dot plots, histograms, and box plots.