# Mathematics / Year 3 / Statistics and Probability / Data representation and interpretation

Curriculum content descriptions

Identify questions or issues for categorical variables. Identify data sources and plan methods of data collection and recording (ACMSP068)

Elaborations
• refining questions and planning investigations that involve collecting data, and carrying out the investigation (for example narrowing the focus of a question such as ‘which is the most popular breakfast cereal?’ to ‘which is the most popular breakfast cereal among Year 3 students in our class?’)
General capabilities
• Literacy Literacy
• Numeracy Numeracy
• Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Research questions,  Data collection,  Categorical data

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