A class draws pictures of their shoes and organizes them on a graph based on various characteristics.
This is a part of a larger lesson, Shoe Graph, which is available to view in its entirety
Data must be represented in order to be interpreted, and how data are gathered and organized depends on the question.
The purpose of collecting data is to answer questions when the answers are not immediately obvious.
Common Core Alignment
Measurement and Data
Source: 10-11 Pre-K Training Video • Copyright: © Erikson Institute • Content ID: EMTR161 ①
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