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Scatter it

How does height of students change with age? What is the height of ten year old? What is the height of a fourteen year old?  Students are presented with a table of data from 12 students consisting of age (yrs) and height (cm).

This activity explores the following key ideas:

  • Reading bivariate data from a table
  • Plotting co-ordinates on a pre-generated plot area
  • Commenting on the relationship between the variables
  • Understanding the idea of variables