This week, the 8th grade algebra class is reviewing best fit lines a scatter plots. With my enrichment class, I wanted to apply this to the real world. I printed off the local tidal data for Newcastle, ME. I gave them the data and some graph paper with the instructions (poorly pictured below) to choose an x-axis, choose a y-axis, plot the points they thought were necessary, and analyze the graph. These ladies chose time of day over multiple days for the x-axis and the height of the water for the y-axis. We ran out of time to analyze the points, but we are prepared for next week