Deck the halls with data tables! These interactive slides include notes to the teacher with a helpful data collection video and instructions for conducting a Christmas experiment with data collection, explanation of how to use data tables with step by step instructions for creating them, TedEd lesson on the importance of understanding how to read/create data tables, several practice problems creating data tables WITH ANSWER KEYS, descriptions for dependent/independent variables and practice problems identifying variables, Christmas crystal experiment instructions and data collection AND SO MUCH MORE!
In these slides, students will:
-Consider the importance of being able to read and create data tables correctly
-Further their understanding of the scientific method by identifying independent and dependent variables and learning the importance of data collection
-Practice creating data tables and putting information into data tables with the correct labels
-Conduct an experiment (with an independent and dependent variable) and practice creating a data table for their results
NGSS Practices Used:
-Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information
-Planning and Carrying Out Investigations
-Analyzing and Interpreting Data
-Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking
Your students will need an internet connection and a Google Drive account in order to access this resource.
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