# Science / Year 7 / Science Inquiry Skills / Processing and analysing data and information

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Curriculum content descriptions

Summarise data, from studentsâ€™ own investigations and secondary sources, and use scientific understanding to identify relationships and draw conclusions based on evidence (ACSIS130)

Elaborations
• using diagrammatic representations to convey abstract ideas and to simplify complex situations
• comparing and contrasting data from a number of sources in order to create a summary of collected data
• identifying data which provides evidence to support or negate the hypothesis under investigation
• referring to relevant evidence when presenting conclusions drawn from an investigation
General capabilities
• Literacy Literacy
• Numeracy Numeracy
• Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Data representation,  Data analysis,  Reasoning,  Judgement

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