1. Bar Graphs

Bar Graphs

Visualize data using a bar graph made from Post-it® Super Sticky Notes.


  • Subject:

    Math

  • Topics:

    math, bar graph, kindergarten, grades 1st–8th

  • Materials:

    5 pack 3x3 Post-it® Super Sticky Notes

  • Grade Level:

    K - 8th Grade

  • Estimated Time:

    10 - 20 minutes

  • Author:

    tina91

  • Bar Graphs Supplies

     

  • 1

    Draw a set of axes on the board. Mark the horizontal axis with columns the width of a Post-it® Note, along with the names of each category of data, such as different animals, colors, current book characters, etc. Assign a color of Post-it® Notes to each category.

    • Draw a set of axes on the board
    • Mark the horizontal axis with columns the width of a Post-it® Note
  • 2

    Next, have your students select the corresponding color of Post-it® Note from the category they like most and place their datum in the appropriate column.

    • Next, have your students select the corresponding color of Post-it® Note from the category they like most
    • place their datum in the appropriate column
  • 3

    Record the final result on paper. Analyze the result. Discuss features such as center, shape and spread.

    Record the final result on paper

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