Use Google Sheets to analyze sports data
This activity lets students practice several fundamental spreadsheet skills, including:
-inserting / formatting charts
Screenshots demonstrate how to do all of the above in Google Sheets, the spreadsheet application in the Google Drive suite. You can add additional statistics to customize the assignment for your students and adjust the level of difficulty.
Aligned to the following Massachusetts Technology Literacy Standards, grades 6 through 8
-G6-8: 1.12 Describe the use of spreadsheets to calculate, graph, organize, and present data in a variety
of real-world settings.
G6-8: 1.13 Create an original spreadsheet, using formulas.
G6-8: 1.14 Use various number formats (e.g., scientific notation, percentages, exponents) as appropriate.
G6-8: 1.15 Produce simple charts and graphs from a spreadsheet.
to represent given data.
G6-8: 1.17 Apply advanced formatting features to customize tables, charts, and graphs.
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