Analyze and Create Misleading Graphs

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Objective

Students will create purposefully misleading graphs to better learn how proper graphs should be created.

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  1. Technique 1: Showing Just a Moment
  2. Technique 2: Bar Graphs with Bad Scales
  3. Technique 3: Leaving Out Information
  4. Technique 4: Asking the Wrong Group
  5. Technique 5: Line Graphs with Bad Scales
  6. Bonus: Getting Too Fancy
  7. Now, your students will produce their own bad graphs.

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