Graphing Resources:
5th grade math/science graph links
NSTA

Taken from : http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_5th_science_tx.htm
(E) construct simple graphs, tables, maps, and charts using tools including computers to organize, examine, and evaluate information
  1. All The Parts - (3-5) [this link opens on a new page]Students learn the parts of a graph. (Author - Sandi King)
  2. Bar Graph - Enter data to create a bar graph, then manipulate the graph's maximum and minimum values
  3. Circle Graph - Enter data categories and the value of each category to create a circle graph (similar to "Pie Chart" but the user can define the data set)
  4. Create-a-Graph - lessons and activities on a variety of graphs
    Interactive
    Interactive
  5. Data Picking - students collect data, enter tally marks or numbers and then select which graph is appropriate
    Interactive
    Interactive
  6. The Hot Tub - This is a fun activity where students tell the story behind a graph and relate slope to rate of change.
  7. How It All Stacks Up - [this link opens on a new page] Students interpret and compare information using a bar graph. (Author - Sandi King)
  8. Interpreting Column Graphs - students practice by answering ten questions about the graph external image quiz_icon.gif
  9. Overview of a Bar Graph by Nicole Carroll followed by a practice quiz external image quiz_icon.gif
  10. Overview of a Line Graph by Nicole Carroll followed by a practice quiz external image quiz_icon.gif
  11. Play Ball - [this link opens on a new page] Students collect data to put on a picture graph. (Author - Sandi King)
  12. Pie Chart - Students view pie charts (parameters: number of sectors, size of sector as a percent)
    Interactive
    Interactive
  13. Reading a Column Graph - five questions related to a graph (good real-world activity)
  14. Spy Guys Interactive - Understanding and Interpreting Graphs - Click Skip Intro, then select Lessons, and then click on Lesson 10 external image vidicon.gif

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