Introducing Grade 3 Students to Digital Data Exploration

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Daniel Frischemeier University of Münster, Münster, Germany

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Bar graphs are fundamental to display distributions of categorical variables in primary school. Here is an approach using TinkerPlots™ to create bar graphs on different representation levels in small and large data sets.

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