This Year 6 unit 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.
The unit does rely on familiarity with data and statistical terms, so this unit should follow our other data and statistics units for Year 6.
Plan and conduct statistical investigations by posing and refining questions or identifying a problem and collecting relevant data; analyse and interpret the data and communicate findings within the context of the investigation
Interpret and compare a range of data displays, including side-by-side column graphs for two categorical variables
Construct, interpret and compare a range of data displays, including side-by-side column graphs for two categorical variables
Pose and refine questions to collect categorical or numerical data by observation or survey
Describes and represents mathematical situations in a variety of ways using mathematical terminology and some conventions
Gives a valid reason for supporting one possible solution over another
Uses appropriate methods to collect data and constructs, interprets and evaluates data displays, including dot plots, line graphs and two-way tables
Constructs graphs using many-to-one scales
Interprets data displays, including timelines and line graphs