Students are introduced to the use of dot plots to solve logistical problems for a sports carnival. They plot data on the dot plots then group the data according to a range of predefined rules.
- Provides data to create graphical representations on a dot plot.
- Illustrates how a dot plot can be used to represent data and help solve problems.
- Supports repeated use through use of randomly generated data.
Data handler: bus timetable
L8239 - Years 6-9
Students help to plan their school sports day by organising buses for all the students, deciding the minimum number of buses required and departure times to suit all students.
Data handler: sock order
L8238 - Years 6-9
As part of planning for their school sports day, students order special socks for the participants, deciding on the sizes and numbers of pairs of socks to order in each group.
Data handler: T shirt order
L8237 - Years 6-9
Students help plan their school sports day by ordering special T-shirts for the students, deciding on the sizes and numbers of T-shirts to order in each group.
L5988 - Years 6-9
This is an aggregated learning object combining the three other learning objects.