Assess or Practice Making Line Graphs & Analyzing Data - Independent Work

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This graphing activity has embedded instructions for independent work; it is designed for print or to be a TpT Digital Activity.

Assessing Graphing & Analyzing Data: How far might a Peregrine falcon migrate?

One of 5 instructional worksheets that scaffold the skills of graphing and data analysis while building my students’ scientific background knowledge. Rather than graphing meaningless data about favorite colors and pets your students will graph and analyze scientifically meaningful data based on real-world research on wild birds.

Worksheet 5 can be used as an assessment for graphing and data analysis or as additional practice in doing the following:

1. Making a line graph; this includes prompts for choosing intervals, labeling axes and creating a graph title.

2. Analyzing data, including calculating average flight speed (with scaffolding).

Continue to teach graphing, data analysis and experimental design, with increasing challenge, by getting all 5 instructional worksheets:

1. Learning to Graph & Analyze Data I

When do Dark-Eyed Juncos Visit Bird Feeders?

2. Learning to Graph & Analyze Data II

How does the number of nesting pairs change from year to year?

3. Practice Graphing & Analyzing Data I

Do woodpeckers prefer seeds or suet?

4. Practice Graphing & Analyzing Data II

To which country are Ruby-throated hummingbirds most likely to migrate?

5. Assessment: Graphing & Analyzing Data

How far might a Peregrine falcon migrate?

Get all 5 lessons for a discount - go to Graphing with Content: 5 Lesson Packet

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NGSSMS-LS2-1
Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem. Emphasis is on cause and effect relationships between resources and growth of individual organisms and the numbers of organisms in ecosystems during periods of abundant and scarce resources.
NGSSMS-LS2-2
Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems. Emphasis is on predicting consistent patterns of interactions in different ecosystems in terms of the relationships among and between organisms and abiotic components of ecosystems. Examples of types of interactions could include competitive, predatory, and mutually beneficial.
Model with mathematics. Mathematically proficient students can apply the mathematics they know to solve problems arising in everyday life, society, and the workplace. In early grades, this might be as simple as writing an addition equation to describe a situation. In middle grades, a student might apply proportional reasoning to plan a school event or analyze a problem in the community. By high school, a student might use geometry to solve a design problem or use a function to describe how one quantity of interest depends on another. Mathematically proficient students who can apply what they know are comfortable making assumptions and approximations to simplify a complicated situation, realizing that these may need revision later. They are able to identify important quantities in a practical situation and map their relationships using such tools as diagrams, two-way tables, graphs, flowcharts and formulas. They can analyze those relationships mathematically to draw conclusions. They routinely interpret their mathematical results in the context of the situation and reflect on whether the results make sense, possibly improving the model if it has not served its purpose.
Translate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text into visual form (e.g., a table or chart) and translate information expressed visually or mathematically (e.g., in an equation) into words.
Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 9–10 texts and topics.

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