Achievement Objectives 
Learning Outcomes 
Unit title 
S41

 Plan an investigation.
 Use spreadsheets to display and analyse data.
 Discuss features of data displays.
 Compare features of data distributions.

Measuring up
Cars
Travel to school

 design an investigation
 measure accurately using length and time
 record data in tables
 use scatter plot graphs to display paired numerical data

Paper Planes: Level 4

 Critically explore the validity of claims based on data.
 Evaluate the quality of survey items that are developed by others.
 Create survey items that align to a research question.
 Administer a survey, collate and display the data, and report findings.

How much bullying? 
 Plan an investigation.
 Use spreadsheets to display and analyse data.
 Discuss features of data displays.

Sports statistics 
 Construct a stable ramp to meet conditions.
 Follow and repeat a procedure to replicate exactly the same conditions (fair testing).
 Measure and record distances accurately.
 Graph the starting positions and distances travelled on scatter graphs.
 Talk about distinctive features of scatter graphs.
 Make statements, backed up by reference to graphs, about possible actions.

Marble Roll 
 Identify an area of interest to investigate.
 Find data displays including graphs, tables, and nontraditional data representations, that can inform the investigation e.g. from websites and other sources.
 Explore the information behind the data displays to make sense of the data and use it to explore an area of interest.
 Interpret and use data displays.
 Discuss features of a data display.
 Communicate findings.

Exploring New Zealand’s data 
 Recognise variables and measures in an existing data set.
 Establish criteria and use these to sort data.
 Display data using dot plots and scatterplots for numeric data, and bar and pie charts for categoric data.
 Use graphs to make comparisons between groups.
 Justify conclusions based on data.

Rugby world cup stats 