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# Drawing Conclusions from Data

Description

In this worksheet, students are given the data from a short survey at a different school and asked to analyse the findings and use it to make justified decisions.

This worksheet is a part of a larger unit designed for Year 4 that helps students develop their statistical investigation skills by walking them through the necessary stages to plan, conduct and analyse a statistical investigation and then communicate their findings.

Curriculum Codes

AC9M4ST03 9

Conduct statistical investigations, collecting data through survey responses and other methods; record and display data using digital tools; interpret the data and communicate the results

ACMSP095 8.4

Select and trial methods for data collection, including survey questions and recording sheets

VCMSP178

Select and trial methods for data collection, including survey questions and recording sheets

MA2-1WM old

Uses appropriate terminology to describe, and symbols to represent, mathematical ideas

MA2-2WM old

Selects and uses appropriate mental or written strategies, or technology, to solve problems

MA2-3WM old

Checks the accuracy of a statement and explains the reasoning used

MA2-18SP old

Selects appropriate methods to collect data, and constructs, compares, interprets and evaluates data displays, including tables, picture graphs and column graphs

MA2-DATA-01 new

Collects discrete data and constructs graphs using a given scale

MA2-DATA-02 new

Iinterprets data in tables, dot plots and column graphs

Differentiation

### EXTENSIONS

The second worksheet in this series (Even More Drawing Conclusions From the Data) is designed to push students a little further in their analysis by finding averages in rated responses.