This activity is a fun way to work with scatter plots in a realistic situation. Students will compare the fat and calories in items from a fictional fast food restaurant by creating a scatter plot. They will also draw a line of best fit, approximate the slope of that line, and make predictions based on the line.
Scatter Plot and Line of Best Fit Task Cards is an engaging activity for students to practice in a variety of ways. These task cards can be used as a game, a center or station, a whole class activity, independent work, or partner practice for concepts related to scatter plots and line of best fit. Includes: 24 self-checking task cards, Student record sheet, Answer Key. 8.SP.A.1