How to graph in science.                                        We want                                        to graph!gr...
Parts of the graph                            Title     y axisdependent variable                            x axis        ...
Independent vs. dependent            variables   Independent                  Dependent   x axis                      ...
A way to remember where the    variables are graphed….“DRY   MIX”Dependent, Responding on Y axis.Manipulated, Independent ...
Line Graph                                         FAT DOGS   Best type of graph to                              70    sh...
Bar Graphs                                                         Friday Night Fun   Great for showing     90    categor...
Pie Graphs                          Wolf’s income   Wonderful for    showing percentages                     salary   Ex...
Things to remember Always  label the title and axis include units with each axis The graph should always take up  most ...
 Choose  the correct type of  graph for the information you  want to show does not have to begin with 0,0  in bottom lef...
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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

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