Analyzing and interpreting data

# Making a dot plot and scaling its axis

Slide presentation showing how to scale an axis and make a dot plot.

## Grades:

- 6, 7, 8, 9+

## Subjects:

- Life Science

## Topics:

- Growth, Development and Reproduction of Organisms

## Statistical Concepts:

- Variability

## Skills:

- Describing variability, graphing data

## Graph Types:

- Dot plot, Frequency plot

## Standards:

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.

Using mathematics and computational thinking

Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information