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Data representations (Year 8)
This module from the AMSI 'The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project' is for teachers who wish to consolidate and extend their content knowledge on the topic of collecting and interpreting data. There are sections that provide history and context for the topic, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.
|Year level(s)||Year 8|
|Audience||Teacher, School Leader|
|Keywords||sample, data, variability, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Statistics|
|Topics||Data representation and interpretation|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Investigate techniques for data collection including census, sampling, experiment and observation, and explain the practicalities and implications of obtaining data through these techniques
Compare variations in distributions and proportions obtained from random samples of the same size drawn from a population and recognise the effect of sample size on this variation
Interpreting and representing data (P7)
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