Students investigate the effects of Hurricane Sandy and make a scale model of the storm over the continental United States to assess the area of impact.
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The purpose of this lesson is for students to compare data displays to determine which best answers the driving question. To do this they will evaluate the spread of the data and what the displays show.
Learners will analyze and interpret a box plot and evaluate the spread of the data. Learners will compare it with a different visualization of the data to see how the two compare, discuss the limitations of the two types of data displays and formulate questions.
The purpose of this lesson is for students to create, a box plot and evaluate the spread of the data.
This is part of the Tropical Cyclone Counts Graphing Bundle and can be completed independently or with the other activities in the bundle.