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Learning objects Leisure survey: popular sports [ESL]

TLF ID L10252

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. Identify conclusions supported by the evidence. Write a report based on the survey results. This object is one in a series of three learning objects.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify a bar graph as the most appropriate format to display data about frequencies in categories that are not mutually exclusive.
  • Students interpret data from graphs and tables.
Educational value
  • Models the process of conducting surveys, including the analysis and display of data.
  • Automatically collates survey results in a sortable table and displays them in an optimal graph format (identified by the user).
  • Provides a range of alternative answers, including scenarios where the evidence supports more than one conclusion.
  • Includes a printable worksheet for students to complete an article based on the survey results.
  • Features modified language for English as a Second Language users.
  • Includes a glossary of terms used in the activity.
  • Features a cloze activity revising word order in 'wh' questions and 'yes-no' questions.
Year level

6

Learning area
  • mathematics
Strand
  • Mathematics/Statistics and probability
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling;
    • Data manipulation and interpretation

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
    • Technical implementer
    • Script writer
    • Name: Michael Wagner
    • Organisation: Godwin + Wagner
    • Address: Box Hill South VIC 3128 Australia
    • Educational validator
    • Name: Graham Jones
    • Address: Broadbeach QLD 4218 Australia
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Sue Ferguson
    • Organisation: Sue Ferguson Consulting Pty Ltd
    • Address: Northcote VIC 3070 Australia
    • Technical implementer
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
    • Educational validator
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Warwick Mears
    • Address: Cebu Philippines
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Sandra Bernhardt
    • Address: Marrickville NSW 2204 Australia
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Howard Reeves
    • Address: Lindisfarne TAS 7015 Australia
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Hearing independence
    Learning resource type
    • Interactive Resource
    Browsers
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS- Windows)
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
    Platform requirements
    • This object may not display correctly on the Mac OS X platform in Safari unless viewed with Flash 9 Player 9, 0, 24 (for Safari). Use of earlier increments of the Flash 9 Player may result in playback issues on both PowerPC and Intel based hardware. Indications of an incompatible player are looping and/or flashing animations which are likely to relate to flawed interaction with the API or rendering engine. Due to the use of rich media content, this learning object is suitable for a connection speed of 256 kbit/s or faster.
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.