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### Leisure survey: team sport [ESL]

Explore how many kids play sport and whether they play in teams. Choose questions to ask in a survey. For example, look at the percentages of kids at different ages who play a team sport. Examine a table of results. Sort the data and use it to answer questions. Display the results choosing a suitable type of graph such ...

### Leisure survey: popular sports [ESL]

Explore which sports children like to play. Choose questions to ask in a survey. For example, look at whether children play basketball, tennis or netball. Examine a table of results. Sort the data and use it to answer questions. Display the results choosing a suitable type of graph such as a pie chart, bar graph or histogram. ...

### Leisure survey: artistic activities [ESL]

Explore kids' favourite artistic activities. Choose which question to ask in a survey. For example, look at whether kids prefer dancing, acting or playing an instrument. Examine a table of results. Sort the data and use it to answer questions. Display the results choosing a suitable type of graph such as a pie chart, bar ...

### Graph investigator: reaction time [ESL]

Do girls have faster reaction times than boys? Select the appropriate data sets and choose a useful graph type to investigate this question. See the data presented in the chosen graph type and draw a conclusion about this question. Explore different graph types such as scatter plots, line graphs and histograms. This learning ...

### Graph investigator: hand preference [ESL]

Do left-handed and right-handed students have different reaction times? Select the appropriate data sets and choose a useful graph type to investigate this question. See the data presented in the chosen graph type and draw a conclusion about this question. Explore different graph types such as scatter plots, line graphs ...

### Graph investigator: getting to school [ESL]

How long do most students take to get to school? Select the appropriate data sets and choose a useful graph type to investigate this question. See the data presented in the chosen graph type and draw a conclusion about this question. Explore different graph types such as scatter plots, line graphs and histograms. This learning ...

### Graph investigator: concentration [ESL]

Do students with better concentration have faster reaction times? Select the appropriate data sets and choose a useful graph type to investigate this question. See the data presented in the chosen graph type and draw a conclusion about this question. Explore different graph types such as scatter plots, line graphs and histograms. ...

### Graph investigator: homework hours [ESL]

Does the average number of hours spent on homework increase with year level? Select the appropriate data sets and choose a useful graph type to investigate this question. See the data presented in the chosen graph type and draw a conclusion about this question. Explore different graph types such as scatter plots, line graphs ...

### Graph investigator: home internet access [ESL]

What percentage of students have internet access at home? Select the appropriate data sets and choose a useful graph type to investigate this question. See the data presented in the chosen graph type and draw a conclusion about this question. Explore different graph types such as scatter plots, line graphs and histograms. ...

### Fix the matchbox machine: speed

Check whether a machine is packing most matchboxes with an acceptable number of matches (40–60 matches per box). Look at boxplots made after taking samples of 100 matchboxes. Analyse the data and identify whether results are within the tolerance range. Adjust the machine's scoop size (if needed) to make it work correctly. ...

### Media report 1

Help an editor to check an article drafted for a magazine. Examine a column graph showing findings about eating habits, music access or petrol prices. Make sure the graph is soundly constructed. Look for any problems that may affect the accuracy of conclusions drawn from the graph. For example, check that markings on the ...

### Media report: junk food

Help an editor to check an article drafted for a magazine. Examine a column graph showing recent consumption of junk food by different age groups. Make sure the graph is soundly constructed. Look for any problems that may affect the accuracy of conclusions drawn from the graph. For example, check that the data is grouped ...

### Media report: music

Help an editor to check an article drafted for a magazine. Examine a column graph showing how young people access music. Make sure the graph is soundly constructed. Look for any problems that may affect the accuracy of conclusions drawn from the graph. For example, check that markings on the vertical axis are evenly spaced ...

### Media report: cost of petrol

Help an editor to check an article drafted for a magazine. Examine a column graph showing petrol prices over time. Make sure the graph is soundly constructed. Look for any problems that may affect the accuracy of conclusions drawn from the graph. For example, check that the form of the columns is suitable. Adjust the graph ...

### Media report 2

Help an editor to check an article drafted for a magazine. Examine a column graph showing findings about water usage, students' career plans or starting salaries. Make sure the graph is soundly constructed. Look for any problems that may affect the accuracy of conclusions drawn from the graph. For example, check that markings ...

### Media report: future plans

Help an editor to check an article drafted for a magazine. Examine a column graph showing how many young people have made firm plans for careers after school. Make sure the graph is soundly constructed. Look for any problems that may affect the accuracy of conclusions drawn from the graph. For example, check that markings ...

### Media report: starting salaries

Help an editor to check an article drafted for a magazine. Examine a column graph showing salaries for a range of occupations. Make sure the graph is soundly constructed. Look for any problems that may affect the accuracy of conclusions drawn from the graph. For example, check that markings on the vertical axis are evenly ...

### Media report: water usage

Help an editor to check an article drafted for a magazine. Examine a column graph showing household usage of water. Make sure the graph is soundly constructed. Look for any problems that may affect the accuracy of conclusions drawn from the graph. For example, check that the form of the columns is suitable. Adjust the graph ...

### Home internet survey

Explore kids' use of the internet at home. Choose questions to ask in a survey. For example, look at the percentages of kids that use the internet for finding out things for school, email or messaging. Examine a table of results. Sort the data and use it to answer questions. Display the results using a suitable type of ...

### Home internet survey: who?

Explore which kids use the internet at home. Choose a question to ask in a survey. Look at the percentages of age groups that use computers and the internet at home. Examine a table of results. Sort the data and use it to answer questions. Display the results using a suitable type of graph: pie chart, bar graph or histogram. ...