Objective: To clarify which type of graph should be used for your science fair project, complete the assignment below.

Create a new page.

  1. Select and then copy the information below.
  2. Go to your Table of Contents page on the Student Journal page.
  3. Create a link from your Table of Contents page to a new page called Graphs and Spreadsheets initials. (Note: Use your code initials.)
  4. Save the Table of Contents page with the new Graphs and Spreadsheets initials link.
  5. Click on the link to go to the new page.
  6. Paste the information below on the new page.
  7. Follow the directions for the assignment.

The assignment.

On MyOn read the following:
  1. Read the book all the way through once and take the quiz at the end.
  2. Read the book through again slowly to find the answers to the questions below.
  3. Write the answers in complete sentences next to each question.

After reading the story, answer these questions:
  1. What is a graph?
  2. What is a pictograph?
  3. What is a tally chart?
  4. What does compare mean?
  5. What are the axis on a graph?
  6. Which is the x axis and which is the y axis?
  7. What does the title of a graph tell about the graph?
  8. What is another name for a circle graph?
  9. What does the key of a graph tell about the graph?
  10. What is a poll?
How do you know which type of graph to make?
  1. What is the purpose of a line graph?
  2. What is the purpose of a pie chart?
  3. What is the purpose of a pictograph or bar chart?
  4. What is the purpose of a tally chart?
Science Graphs
  1. Write a description of the data you are collecting for your science fair topic.
  2. What type of graph will you create?
  3. Explain why you will use that type of graph.