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Integrating the Internet with Excel to Create Computerized Line Graphs and Bar Charts

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Author:Ferne Beyer
Description: A lesson plan where students identify the elements of a line graph and bar chart; manually plot data on both a line graph and bar chart; interpret information from both a line graph and bar chart; use Excel, a spreadsheet application program, to display data obtained from the Internet in chart form; and have the computer generate a line graph and a bar chart based on the Internet numerical data displayed in the chart. With materials, classroom activity, assessment. The winning high school lesson plan in the Atlantic County 1998 Lesson Plan Contest.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Data Analysis, Graphing of Data, Data Sets

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