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.
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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