# Patterns & Data 2: Patterns & Data Unplugged

< Back to Building Block### Overview

Analyze data visualizations to find patterns and similarities across datasets (estimated 45 min)

### Learning Objectives

**By the end of this activity, learners will be able to...**

- Identify a pattern in a scatter plot graph
- Compare and contrast the value of showing data in a table vs a graph
- Speculate what patterns in a graph may say about the real world

### Vocabulary

**Data:**Quantitative or qualitative information (e.g., text, symbols, etc.) collected for analysis**Data Visualization:**The graphical representation of information and data**Patterns:**Repeating similarities among objects, ideas, and problems**Algorithm:**A precise step-by-step set of instructions