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Tutoring 4: Learning to Make Line Graphs

Grade Level: 6-8

National Standards Connections

National Science Education Standards (NSES): Science as inquiry
  • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
    • Use data to construct a reasonable explanation. (K-4)
    • Use appropriate tools and techniques to gather, analyze, and interpret data. (5-8)
    • Use mathematics in all aspects of scientific inquiry. (5-8)
    • Use technology and mathematics to improve investigations and communications. (9-12)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Standards for School Mathematics: Data Analysis and Probability
  • Formulate questions that can be addressed with data and collect, organize, and display relevant data to answer them
  • Select and use appropriate statistical methods to analyze data
  • Develop and evaluate inferences and predictions that are based on data
These standards are from the National Science Education Standards National Research Council. National Science Education Standards. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1996. http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/nses/