Presentation on theme: "Drawings, Tables, and Graphs"— Presentation transcript:
1 Drawings, Tables, and Graphs SWBAT Describe how to use pictures and tables to give information; identify and sue three types of graphs; distinguish the correct use of each type of graph
2 Scientific Illustrations Drawings – Sometimes the best choice for showing details.Emphasize only the things that are necessary to show.Can show things you can’t see.Can show hidden things.
3 Scientific Illustrations Photograph – can show an object exactly as it is at a specific point in time.Table – Displays information in rows and columns.
4 GraphsGraphs – used to collect, organize, and summarize data in a visual way.Line graph – shows the relationship between two variables.Bar graph – uses rectangular blocks, or bars, of varying sizes to show the relationship among variables.Circle graph – shows the parts of a whole.
5 Reading GraphsThe scale of a graph can be misleading or create a wrong impression, this is called a broken scale and should only be used to highlight small but important changes.