Data Analysis and Interpretation

by Anne E. Egger, Ph.D., Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.

Further Exploration

Reviewing test results

Understanding Science on relating data to scientific ideas.

Asteroids and dinosaurs, a case study

A case study on research linking an asteroid impact to dinosaur extinction that discusses the practice of science. From Understanding Science.

The structure of DNA: Cooperation and competition

Another case study on relating multiple lines of evidence in the story of the discovery of DNA. From Understanding Science.

IPCC Fourth Assessment Report: The Physical Science Basis

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - The analysis and interpretation of a variety of climate-related data.

Evidence: How do we know what we know?

Exploratorium - A case study on human origins.


Matthew Fontaine Maury

Matthew Fontaine Maury (U.S. Navy)

News & Events

Reanalysis of decades-old data reveals signs of life on Mars

Scientific American


Explanations and Sailing Directions

Maury, Matthew F. 1858

Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)

Exploring Genes and Genetic Disorders

A searchable database at the Human Genome Project

Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education