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Using Sheets with add-ons to analyze student research data

Author(s):

Frank Labanca

Audience: 

Difficulty:

Classroom Teachers

Location:

United States

Transformation Element:

Learning

While using spreadsheet to analyze data is nothing new, using add ons that complete inferential stats analysis provides a level of sophistication for student science research projects has the power to increase the quality of student work. This knowledge can't exist only as a technology skill. Teachers need to have a conceptual understanding of how the analysis strategies can better inform experimental results. This project addressed that question to build capacity of teachers so they can better instruct their students.