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Squirrelly Behavior

4. Analyze Your Data

Summarizing and analyzing your data is as important as collecting the information in your behavior watch.

Graphs and charts

If you used the sample question, “What does an squirrel do in a day?” you can create an activity budget for squirrels by graphing your data, as Jennifer Mickelberg explained in her video of behavior watches of golden lion tamarins.

A pie chart is a common method for graphing an activity budget.

Use the program below to graph your team’s worksheet data.

Enter your data in the chart below and then press the submit button.
Trial Time Resting Eating Foraging Grooming Social Not Visible Anything Else
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