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Tx history-ch-1.3


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Tx history-ch-1.3

  1. 1. Texas History Chapter 1.3: Using Graphs, Charts, & Tables
  2. 2. <ul><li>Houston: 1.95 million </li></ul><ul><li>Dallas: 1.18 million </li></ul><ul><li>San Antonio: 1.14 million </li></ul><ul><li>Austin: .0657 million </li></ul>
  3. 3. Four Largest Texas Cities, 2000
  4. 4. Why are we studying this? Lists of names, facts, and statistics are often clearest when presented visually. Understanding charts and graphs is an essential skill.
  5. 5. Using Graphs <ul><li>Statistics —information in the form of numbers </li></ul>Houston: 1.95 million Dallas: 1.18 million San Antonio: 1.14 million Austin: .0657 million
  6. 6. Using Graphs <ul><li>Bar graph —uses bars of different lengths to represent numbers or percentages for comparing information about different places or time periods </li></ul>
  7. 7. Using Graphs <ul><li>Horizontal Axis —the line across the bottom of the graph </li></ul><ul><li>Vertical Axis —is the line along the side </li></ul>
  8. 8. Using Graphs Vertical Axis Horizontal Axis
  9. 9. Using Graphs <ul><li>Line Graph —graph that indicates a trend or pattern over time, such as whether something is increasing, decreasing, or staying the same </li></ul>
  10. 10. Using Charts & Tables Pie chart —chart showing how parts of a whole are divided
  11. 11. Using Charts & Tables <ul><li>Tables help organize and categorize information </li></ul>Population Growth 1990-2000 86.2% Collin 40.9% Travis 23.6% Tarrant 17.5% Bexar 19.8% Dallas 20.7% Harris Pop. + County
  12. 12. Using Charts & Tables <ul><li>Timeline —chart showing a sequence of events </li></ul>
  13. 13. Using Charts & Graphs <ul><li>Flow Chart —Chart using boxes, arrows, or images to show a series of activities or steps </li></ul><ul><li>Causation Chart —Chart that uses pictures, diagrams or arrows to show causes and effects of events </li></ul>
  14. 14. Causation Chart Flow Chart Time Line Table Pie Chart Line Graph Bar Graph Usefulness or purpose Item
  15. 15. To show the cause and effect of an event or situation Causation Chart to show steps or a series of activities Flow Chart to show the sequence of a series of events Time Line to organize and categorize descriptive and/or statistical information Table to show how the parts of a whole are divided Pie Chart to show a trend or pattern Line Graph to compare data about different places or time periods Bar Graph Usefulness or purpose Item