In science we are trying to look for a truth or fact that can be repeated. Graphs and chart are widely used as the standard to take data that has been collected and find trends or relationships between the factors we are studying. In all the cases we present the data has already been collected for you. You are asked to make sense of the data by either creating a graph or analyzing a graph that is given to you. You will be introduced to bar, line, and pie graphs. More importantly, you will be lead to understand the meaning and use of each graph type.
The worksheets start out simple in the frame of understanding basic data collection processes. We then move on to using all forms of graphs and charts that are commonly used in scientific analysis.