# Worksheet - Interpreting Graphs and False Correlations (2 Worksheet Set)

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1. This unit bundle contains 9 total resources that forms a suite of products designed to teach graphing skills to middle school and early high school students. Graphing Skills Addressed: - Identifying when to use a line, bar, or circle graph based on data - Creating line graphs - Creating bar graph
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2. This comprehensive unit bundle contains 42 resources needed for a typical middle school science unit on the nature of science, the scientific method, experimental design, and the metric or SI system.General Contents of This Bundle:- Unit Planning Guide (for teachers) (Will be added ASAP)- Lab Activi
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This product contains 2 double-sided worksheets that introduces and reinforces the skill of interpreting graphs, identifying correlations, and explaining false correlations to middle school and lower high school students.

I typically use this as a final activity in a larger suite of graphing products, including an introductory PowerPoint presentation on correct graphing technique, a follow-up reading and review worksheet, 2 leveled worksheets, and 2 leveled quizzes. Links to these graphing products are found below.

PPT - Graphing Skills
Worksheet - How to Construct Line, Bar, and Circle Graphs
Worksheet - Creating Graphs (A)
Worksheet - Creating Graphs (B)
Quiz - Creating Bar and Line Graphs (2 Quiz Set)

Product Contents:

Worksheet (A): Interpreting Graphs (2 pages)

- Introduction to graph interpretation
- 6 questions, each involving examining a graph, identifying variables, and stating the correlation between them
- Complete color-coded answer key for all questions

Worksheet (B): Interpreting Graphs - False Correlations (2 pages)

- Introduction to the idea of false correlation (where 2 variables follow the same pattern but are not linked)
- 5 questions, each involving examining a graph, identifying variables, and stating why the correlation is false
- 1 question, involving students creating their own sample graph that shows a false correlation and explaining it
- Complete color-coded answer key for all questions

- This product comes in 2 formats: a static PDF document and editable Word document.
- Download the full PDF preview to see EXACTLY what you are getting!

Relevant NGSS Science and Engineering Practices Addressed by This Product:

- Analyzing and Interpreting Data
- Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information

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