Data Jam is an opportunity for students in grades 6-12, plus families, to explore ecological datasets, creatively communicate the stories they tell, and win cash prizes. Write a song, record a video, create a book, paint a mural – your imagination is the limit!
Guest speaker: Shelly Forster, Former Cary Institute Education Program Leader
In this session, we will cover:
Learn how to use Google Sheets or TUVA (an interactive tool to help make sense of data) to perform basic calculations that will deepen your ability to interpret graphs.
Make data patterns easier to see by adding trend lines to the data you graph.
Comparing multiple variables at once
Discover more complex patterns in the ecosystem by examining more than one environmental factor.