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reSolve: Statistics: Planning Playgrounds
This sequence of four lessons engages students in sorting, classifying, representing and interpreting data in order to plan a playground for their school or community. Students choose simple questions for a survey, gather responses and make simple inferences from their data. They then create picture graphs and explore how the data varies between the different categories. Students then go on to use the data to make decisions about what makes the ideal playground. The lesson is outlined in detail including vocabulary, curriculum links, discussion points, printable cards and further activities. This sequence is part of the reSolve: Mathematics by Inquiry program.
|Year level(s)||Year 1|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Mathematics investigation|
|Keywords||drawing, data collection, surveys, data representation|
|Strand and focus||Statistics, Build understanding, Apply understanding|
|Topics||Data representation and interpretation|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMSP262 Choose simple questions and gather responses and make simple inferences
ACMSP263 Represent data with objects and drawings where one object or drawing represents one data value. Describe the displays
|National numeracy learning progression||
Interpreting and representing data
reSolve Maths by Inquiry
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