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Interpret and compare data displays: Year 6 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 6 is for the topic of Interpret and compare data displays. Students interpret and compare datasets using different data displays and visualisations.

7St01A Data classification and visualisation - Ochre Education

This unit of work focuses on data visualisation. Students define and classify data and variables as categorical (nominal or ordinal) or numerical (discrete or continuous); create displays for categorical data including column graphs and pictograms; create displays of numerical data including dot plots, stem-and-leaf plots, ...

Interpret and compare data displays: Year 3 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 3 is for the topic of Interpret and compare data displays. Students create and compare different graphical representations. They interpret the data and make generalisations.

Work sample Year 3 Mathematics: Clean our school

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 3 Mathematics. The primary purpose for the work sample is to demonstrate the standard, so the focus is on what is evident in the sample not how it was created. The sample is an authentic representation ...

Work sample Year 6 Mathematics: Interpreting and comparing data

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 6 Mathematics. The primary purpose for the work sample is to demonstrate the standard, so the focus is on what is evident in the sample not how it was created. The sample is an authentic representation ...

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Students collect simple data from questions asked and display simple data in a picture graph or column graph.

Work sample Year 10 Mathematics: Predict a winner

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 10 Mathematics. The primary purpose for the work sample is to demonstrate the standard, so the focus is on what is evident in the sample not how it was created. The sample is an authentic representation ...

Data is collected to solve problems. Data can be organised in different ways: K–2 Year A – Unit 18

This two-week unit develops student knowledge, understanding and skills of data.

Represent collected data: Year 9 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 9 is for the topic of Represent collected data. Students are familiar with different types of visualisations of data and variables and can evaluate and interpret data displays. Students can label data as categorical (ordinal or nominal) or numerical (discrete or continuous) and consider which ...

Acquire, record and represent data: Year 1 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 1 is for the topic of Acquire, record and represent data. Students consolidate and extend upon their knowledge of data. They collect and record categorical data in various ways including using tally marks, objects and drawings. They represent data using one-to-one displays and refer to these ...

Data helps describe and wonder about the world: K–2 Year A – Unit 7

This sample multi-age unit explores the big idea 'data helps describe and wonder about the world'.

Would you rather …?

In this lesson students collect data, creating and analysing two-way tables, by playing the popular game ‘Would you rather…?’ Students collect data in a two-way table, extract and describe data in two-way tables using boolean statements, identify and begin to analyse/explain association between two variables.

MathXplosion, Ep 33: On the grid

Explore graphs, grids and mapping with a focus on reading and writing location data using coordinate geometry. Grids and maps illustrate the concepts of parallel/perpendicular lines (axes or labelled number lines), ordered pairs and intersection points.

Mixed Up Maths, Ep 8: Strawberry milkshake warrior princess

Super heroes have amazing powers. To avert disaster we need a super hero who has intelligence, strength and speed. Which super hero has the right super units of each super power? Compare the super hero bar graphs. Will it be Mega Muscle Man, Atomic Angel, Keyboard Kid or some other super hero? Watch the clip to find out?

Count Us In, Ep 9: Using data about favourite foods

Flynn helps Dodly gather information about monsters' favourite foods for Dodly's new cafe menu. Watch and learn while the two monsters research their friends' favourite foods and then display and organise this information. Will Flynn ever get fed at Cafe de Dodly?

Peg + Cat: Sort the recycling

Peg, Cat and her neighbour Lady Viv sort and recycle junk left behind in the field. Not only does this clip show how important recycling is it also can be used to discuss organising information and graphing.

Welcome to Victoria

In this learning sequence, students undertake research in order to create tour packs for families visiting Victoria. Students use public transport and tourism websites to develop itineraries outlining ways in which families can visit at least two places of interest using public transport. The packs include: information ...

reSolve: Sport Stats

In this lesson, students examine sporting scores and explore the concept of the average of a set of scores. Students collect sporting scores from real and hypothetical games, use blocks to visualise an even distribution of scores across matches and then explore how to calculate the average of a set of scores. The lesson ...

Graphing

Graphs can be used to illustrate the relationship between two variables. Watch this fun animation from NASA to learn the basics of graphing.

Mixed Up Maths, Ep 6: Maths saves lives

Can maths really help to save lives? In this clip we see some real life applications of mathematics. Some are about helping to save lives others are about how maths can be useful. What do Florence Nightingale and WHO, the World Health Organisation have in common?