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Scientific communication

Visualizing data

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Lesson Overview

Be the researcher

Communicate your research in a way that’s meaningful and engaging by creating graphic data visualizations to share with the whole class.

Students will collect and analyze their own datasets, and develop both technical and a graphic representation of the trends they discover.

Educational Value

  • Students will formulate a research question, gather data, and create an appropriate graph to discover trends and patterns within their dataset.
  • Students will understand the roles of scientific charts and graphic visualizations in scientific communication.
  • Students will use digital technologies and creative processes to aid scientific understanding.

All you need is an iPad and the following apps:

  • Procreate
  • Numbers