5th Grade Graphing Activities

    Online Graphing Activities - Students will explore the following sites to learn about graphs and their uses.

    1. Introduction to graphing - http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/lessons.php?DocID=37
    2. Interactive graph - http://www.haelmedia.com/html/mc_m65_004.html 
    3. Data Picking Chart - http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/datapick.html
    4. Bar Graph - Enter data to create a bar graph. - http://shodor.org/interactivate/activities/BarGraph/ 
    5. Bar Graph Reinforcement - http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/WebLessons/HowItAllStacksUp/default.htm
    6. Learning about Coordinates - http://hotmath.com/hotmath_help/games/ctf/ctf_hotmath.swf
    7. Line Graph Interactive - Identify coordinates of planets and interpret the equation. - http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/planethop.html
    8. Graph Interpretation - http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-5/line-graphs
    9. Stock the Shelves - http://www.mrnussbaum.com/stockshelves.htm

Culminating Activity - Students will work in groups to collect data and graph their results.  The will randomly be assigned graph types and then decide as a group what type of data to collect for that graph. This includes bar graphs, pie charts, line graphs and pictograms.

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