# MathsClass

A blog about teaching and learning in a maths classroom.

## Archives → Graphs

### Car Racing

Sunday, 11 September 2011 ·

Playing with the kids’ toys on the weekend, I came across this car and became interested by the relationship between pulling it back and how far it would travel.

Was it a linear relationship or something else?

Thursday, 04 August 2011 ·

I’m not trying to present a view, either way, on the carbon tax being debated in Australia. But those against the carbon tax seem to be providing some good fodder for the maths classroom.

### Online picture graphs

Saturday, 12 February 2011 ·

A worksheet to accompany the online tool Pictogram Graph (see on MathsLinks).

### Chocolate Bar Graphs

Friday, 01 January 2010 ·

Some chocolate discussion starters for looking at bar graphs: a series of chocolate bar graphs.

### Pie Graphs on Netbooks

Thursday, 03 December 2009 ·

Despite every Year 9 student having a laptop for a few weeks, the topics we’ve been covering haven’t lent themselves to full laptop lessons. To end the term, though, we’re reviewing graphs.

### Some graphs are just wrong

Friday, 27 November 2009 ·

Here’s a great example of a graph that is just wrong, the data may be correct, but it has obviously been represented the wrong way. Watch the video…

### Pie Graphs - “when will I ever use this?”

Saturday, 07 March 2009 ·

### Sector Graphs

Thursday, 12 February 2009 ·

In my fourth year of teaching, I’m finally happy with how teaching sector graphs went.

### Temperature Conversion Graph

Saturday, 10 January 2009 ·

As I was putting together a lesson on using conversion graphs, I couldn’t find a nice temperature conversion graph – so I created one.

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Simon Job — eleventh year of teaching maths in a public high school in Western Sydney, Australia.
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