The humanoid project

Students explore a large data set.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Student task
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Concrete Representational Abstract model, Mathematics investigation, Explicit teaching
Keywords survey, measure of spread, measure of centre, report, analyse, range, mode, median, mean, data

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking
Strand and focus Probability, Apply understanding, Build understanding, Statistics
Topics Data representation and interpretation
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMSP171 Calculate mean, median, mode and range for sets of data. Interpret these statistics in the context of data
ACMSP170 Construct and compare a range of data displays including stem-and-leaf plots and dot plots
ACMSP228 Identify everyday questions and issues involving at least one numerical and at least one categorical variable, and collect data directly and from secondary sources
ACMSP282 Construct back-to-back stem-and-leaf plots and histograms and describe data, using terms including ‘skewed’, ‘symmetric’ and ‘bi modal’
ACMSP283 Compare data displays using mean, median and range to describe and interpret numerical data sets in terms of location (centre) and spread
National numeracy learning progression Interpreting and representing data

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Queensland University of Technology

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