Notes - 1A: Accuracy vs Precision & how to use them

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Concepts

  • Accuracy in Measurement: How close your data is to the correct value. (Truth)
    • Snip & Sketch Template
  • Precision in Measurement: How close your data is to itself. (Reproducible)

Summary Question(s) / Task(s)

  • How to be Accurate/Precise with a Scale
  • Give an example of a measurement that is Accurate but NOT Precise?
  • Give an example of a measurement that is Precise but NOT Accurate?
  • Give an example of a measurement that is Accurate AND Precise?

Post-Reflection Monologue (only used during the emergency situation of Spring 2020)

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Educator / Teacher Resources

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