Making research-informed decisions: evidence-based practice

In Unit 4, you practiced analyzing statistical data. In this activity, you will further practice your analytical skills by creating 5 different charts from the data you analyzed in Unit 4. Additionally, you will create a presentation including each of those charts and explain why you used the selected chart.

The specific steps are as follows:

  1. Download 1 of the following datasets of offenses reported: 
  2. Using the provided data and your analyzed data, create 5 different charts.  
  3. Create a PowerPoint presentation effectively presenting each of your charts, with a written description of each chart.  
  4. The PowerPoint presentation should be at least 6 slides: 1 title slide and 5 slides reflecting each chart and an explanation of why you used this selected chart. 


Crime Data Explorer. (n.d.). Federal Bureau of Investigation: Crime data explorer. Federal Bureau of Investigation.