Presentation on theme: "Graphing How can scientists organize data?. Line Graphs Line graphs show information as a series of points that are joined up to form a line. The line."— Presentation transcript:
Graphing How can scientists organize data?
Line Graphs Line graphs show information as a series of points that are joined up to form a line. The line shows a trend or change over time.
Pie Chart Pie Chart are circle charts used to show percentage or fractions of the whole. The circle of 360 degrees represents the total or 100% of whatever is being looked at.
Bar Graphs Bar graphs show information in the form of a bar or column. They are useful for comparing quantities.
Parts of a Graph Title of Graph Value (Unit)
What can graphs tell us? Errors – An error would show up as a point that was far removed from the other points
Predictions – By extending the data beyond the last data point, predictions can be made