Analyzing Patterns in Voter Data

Grade Levels: 9-12 | Duration: 90 min

Analyze, map and graph voter data in this data science and computational thinking lesson. Then take on the role of data journalists to share the story of your data with others. 
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Grade Levels: 9-12

Duration: 90 min

Concepts/Skills: Data science, voter turnout, analyzing and interpreting data, computational thinking, pattern recognition, abstraction, storytelling

Objectives: Students will:

  • Interpret graphs and maps.
  • Use computational thinking skills such as pattern recognition and abstraction.
  • Analyze a data set by creating maps and graphs with a web-based data science tool.
  • Share their analysis with others and receive feedback.