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Pose questions and collect categorical or numerical data by observation or survey (ACMSP118)
Surveying (Data collection)
Examine customer profiles: gender, age, workplace, hobbies and major spending habits. Analyse results of a market survey of people's clothing preferences. Review pie charts and customer interviews. Compare the current survey results with last year's. As you go, look up the meaning of tricky words. This learning object is ...
Reducing carbon dioxide emissions and sustainable energy use and are two of the major issues facing the world today. This project explores energy use in homes, and compares individual energy use with the class average and calculate and graph CO2 emissions.
A webpage with information and useful links related to dot plots and two-way tables
This Stage 3 unit explores the idea of ‘adaptivity’ and identity across a number of KLAs. Students will answer the question ‘What is adaptivity?’ and will develop an understanding of how adaptivity serves inclusivity, especially in relation to adaptive sport. Students will explore the history and future of prosthetics. ...
In this lesson sequence, students use big data sets and school surveys, to design (and as an extension activity, make) a new digital communication solution for the school.
This sequence of two lessons explores data collection, representation and interpretation, particularly graphs. Students are presented with unlabelled graphs and invited to add their own labels and create a story to describe the graph. They are then asked to conduct an experiment testing the viscosity of household substances ...
This iPad app provides an experience of Taronga Zoo's stunning Wild Asia rainforest trail. Guided by volunteer researcher Heidi Greentree and a GPS map, students create a PDF field report using the photographs they have taken, observations made and information collected. This can be emailed for further research and discussion ...
This is a teacher resource that contains a program outline, student activities, and links to images and videos relevant to teaching primary students about farm animals that are raised for food and fibre, with a particular focus on livestock needs and farming technologies. The program outline and supporting documents can ...
This resource is a web page containing three dice games to explore chance. Each dice game has simple instructions to play the interactive strategy game. The games provide a useful way to investigate the chance of rolling a particular number after successive trials. This resource is one activity from the NRICH collection.
This unit explores the mathematics of chance. Discover the language of chance and how it affects our decisions. Explore the notion of probability, and how we can influence this.
This unit explores the mathematics of chance, the notion of probability and how we can influence these factors.
In this mathematical activity, students make predictions about the contents of a mystery bag based on their own small sample. Students share information and reflect on and modify their predictions. Students choose a sample size they believe will be sufficient to make an accurate prediction and then check their predictions.