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Science / Year 6 / Science Inquiry Skills / Processing and analysing data and information

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Curriculum content descriptions

Construct and use a range of representations, including tables and graphs, to represent and describe observations, patterns or relationships in data using digital technologies as appropriate (ACSIS107)

Elaborations
  • exploring how different representations can be used to show different aspects of relationships, processes or trends
  • using digital technologies to construct representations, including dynamic representations
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Data representation,  Data processing

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