An interactive Excel spreadsheet investigation of random and systematic errors including the effect of curvature on linear models is presented for introductory-level science classes. Students are engaged in higher-order thinking and science process skills as they navigate through the activity.
Sinex, Scott A.
"Investigating Types of Errors,"
Spreadsheets in Education (eJSiE):
1, Article 7.
Available at: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/ejsie/vol2/iss1/7