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Successful science-fair participants often impress judges with professional-looking displays of their data. Understanding how to use presentation and spreadsheet software to create these displays is a very useful skill. A great way to teach students this skill is to incorporate it into an interdisciplinary computer, math, and science lesson on graphing and collecting data. This type of lesson will also reinforce problem-solving skills and develop students' abilities to graph and interpret data.