The objective of this activity is to provide a basic introduction to the concept of a scatter graph. To complete the activity pupils require an understanding that each person is positioned according to two attributes.

If you are a teacher you may also want to try the activity called Human Scatter Graphs with your class where the notion of correlation may be introduced. There is also an activity called Plotting Scatter Graphs you may find useful.

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Human Scatter Graphs

Pupils move to positions in the room according to their data relative to the walls as axes.

The short web address is:

Transum.org/go/?to=scatter

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Plotting Scatter Graphs

Plot scatter graphs from data representing a number of different everyday situations.

The short web address is:

Transum.org/go/?to=plotscat

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Correlation

Arrange the given statements in groups to show the type of correlation they have.

The short web address is:

Transum.org/go/?to=correlation

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Estimating Correlation

Practise the skill of estimating the correlation of data on a scatter graph in this self marking exercise.