Our Animal Friends
- Research data pertaining to pets on the Internet
- Record data for top 6 species
- Relate the information in a graph
- Desktop or laptop computer
- Modem with minimal 14400 Baud Rate
- Internet Access
- Database/Spreadsheet software
- Word Processing software
- Pets provide many benefits to us. Look up information pertaining to Pets on the Internet. List the benefits in a database.
- Most households have a pet, had a pet, or intend to have a pet. Record data of the percent of Pet Owners and the top 6 species of pets.
- Create a spreadsheet and enter the data.
- Create a pie chart using the data.
- Pet Lovers may enjoy reading additional information about a specific pet. Write a summary of your research using a word processing program of your choice.
- Take a survey in your class and chart the results of the species of pets girls own and boys own.
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These pages were developed through GirlTECH '96, a teacher
training and student technology council program sponsored by
the Center for Research on
Parallel Computation (CRPC), a National
Science Foundation Science and Technology Center