
Nelson EducationSchoolMathematics 6  
Surf for More MathLesson 7  Changing the Scale on a GraphTo encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Changing the Scale on a Graph, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.
GoalDescribe how changing the scale changes a line graph.
Builds UponStudent Book page 87 Instructions for UseBar Graph lets students change the scale on a graph and interpret data displayed on the bar graph. To use Bar Graph, choose a data set from the pulldown menu, or type in the data in the data box and click the 'Graph Data' button. By dragging the 'Bar Width' scrollbar, students may alter the thickness of the bars. By dragging the vertical scrollbar, students may adjust the scale of the graph or simply input maximum and minimum values into the text fields. Then click the 'Set Min and Max' button. To change the colour of the bars, select the bar colour from a dropdown menu. To clear all the data, click the 'Clear Data' button. 

