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# Kattoula graphing

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### Kattoula graphing

1. 1. How to graph in science. We want to graph!graphing notes for all students, eventhe ugly ones
2. 2. Parts of the graph Title y axisdependent variable x axis independent variable
3. 3. Independent vs. dependent variables Independent  Dependent x axis  y axis variable you control  variable you measure hours studied per night  grade you receive time  distance traveled # of dog bones fed to  girth of your dog your dog
4. 4. A way to remember where the variables are graphed….“DRY MIX”Dependent, Responding on Y axis.Manipulated, Independent on X axis.
5. 5. Line Graph FAT DOGS Best type of graph to 70 show a relationship 60 between two 50 variables. 40 Girth in Example: kg of food 30 cm 20 fed vs. girth of dog in 10 cm. 0 1 2 3 4 Never forget the title kg kg kg kg
6. 6. Bar Graphs Friday Night Fun Great for showing 90 categories 80 70 # of Example: Favorite 60 students activities of cool 50 science students on 40 Friday night! 30 20 10 0 watch star shave head experiment graph sock on family drawer trek
7. 7. Pie Graphs Wolf’s income Wonderful for showing percentages salary Example: Teacher’s income 20% student 25% 10% bribes Nike endorsement 45% astronaut pension
8. 8. Things to remember Always label the title and axis include units with each axis The graph should always take up most of the paper
9. 9.  Choose the correct type of graph for the information you want to show does not have to begin with 0,0 in bottom left corner