Wednesday, 9 October 2013

From measurements to graphs!

First, we reviewed the rubric for our investigation.

Rubric:



Data Collection
Descriptions




A
B
C
D
F
Records _______ qualitative observation(s).


  • Record non-numerical observations related to the investigation variables.
  • Record observations that indicate sources of uncertainty in a measurement.

most of the relevant
few relevant
few
one
no
Collects/measures __________ data points.


  • Space data evenly (if possible).

at least 6 pairs of repeated
(12 pieces of data)
at least 4 pairs of repeated
at least 3 pairs of repeated
at least 4
fewer than 4
_________ records quantitative data in a table.


  • Include headings with units for all data.
  • Write the independent variable in the left column, and the dependent variable in the right column.
  • Write the decimal place the same for all measurements.
Correctly
For the most part, correctly
With many mistakes,
Incorrectly
Doesn’t
Final Data Collection Grade
A
B
C
D
F



Data Processing
Descriptions




Organizes, transforms and presents processed data using numerical forms ____.





logically & correctly


with few errors


with many errors


incompletely


in no way at all
Final Data Processing Grade
A
B
C
D
F



Conclusion
Descriptions




________ describe(s) the  relationship between the IV and DV indicated by the trend in the processed data.


  • Write “As ____IV___ increased, ___DV____ increasesd/decreased/stayed the same.”

Correctly
Mostly correctly
Partially
Incorrectly
Doesn’t
__________ compare(s) trend(s) in the processed data to the hypothesis.


  • Write “The results support/do not support the hypothesis”.
  • Use processed data to support your conclusions.

Correctly
Mostly correctly
Partially
Incorrectly
Doesn’t
Final Conclusion Grade
A
B
C
D
F


Secondly, some people finished their data collection and recorded their qualitative and quantitative observations.

Qualitative vs. quantitative: 

(Link)

Data collection:



 Measurements:     

 

 


After gathering our data, we processed it in Geogebra:



To finish with Geogebra, we labeled the X and Y axis.

Instructions:

Step 1:
(Right click on your keyboard)

 Step 2:
 (When the options come up, click on graphics)

Step 3:
 (Click on the tab that says, xAxis that is located at the top)

Step 4:
  (Click on, label and name it)

Step 5:
(Click on the tab that says, yAxis that is located at the top)

Repeat step 4


Step 6:
 (Exit and your work will be saved automatically)

Step 7:

(Axis are named)

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