Displaying Data with Graphs




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You can display data in many different ways. The type of graph you choose depends on the type of data you have collected as well as the idea you want to communicate.

A bar graph is used to compare amounts.

A line graph shows how an amount changes over time.

Resource Pages

Weather Instruments
Displaying Data with Graphs

Search Engines and Directories

Internet Scavenger Hunt

Criteria for Weather News Sites

Graphics from The Banner Generator and the Clip Art Collection of William H. Anderson

Created for the Fermilab LInC program sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Education Office and Friends of Fermilab, and funded by United States Department of Energy, Illinois State Board of Education, North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium which is operated by North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), and the National Science Foundation.

Author: Karen R. LiVecchi livecchik@aol.com East Moriches UFSD, East Moriches, New York; Edited by Marge Bardeen NTEP II PI.
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