In this activity, students analyse sets of data and decide whether the measurements are precise and/or accurate.
By the end of this activity, students should be able to:
- define the terms ‘precision’ and ‘accuracy
- use the terms ‘precision’ and ‘accuracy’ in a scientific setting
- analyse a measurement data set and judge its precision and accuracy.
Download the Word file (see link below) for:
- introduction/background notes
- what you need
- what to do
- student worksheet.