Lesson on scatter graphs inspired by Africa Counts, Claudia Zaslavsky’s excellent book on African mathematics and the work of Leonardo and Vitruvius. Use the Excel file to input pupil measurements and some scatter graphs will be drawn automatically (use to check pupil work). Worksheets provided, advice on collection of measurements etc.
- ActivInspire file (includes all files except Powerpoint)
- Teacher Notes
- Excel file (input data to have some scatter graphs made for you)
The gif below is included in the ActivInspire and PowerPoint files.
Ideas originally from Activity Maths 6 and 7 (1991)