# Science / Year 8 / Science Inquiry Skills / Processing and analysing data and information

Curriculum content descriptions

Construct and use a range of representations, including graphs, keys and models to represent and analyse patterns or relationships in data using digital technologies as appropriate (ACSIS144)

Elaborations
• describing measures of central tendency and identifying outliers for quantitative data
• explaining the strengths and limitations of representations such as physical models, diagrams and simulations in terms of the attributes of systems included or not included
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 analysis,  Data processing

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