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DATA - PATTERNS & PLAY - CSER Task 2: data from classroom

Option 1: Collect and visualise some data collected from your classroom, your home, online or from your community. Identify how best to represent your data visually, and then prepare a visualisation - this could be done on paper, a whiteboard, using physical objects, or you could try out infographic software. Please share your visualisation with the community, either by taking and sharing a photo, taking a screen shot or sharing a link to your visualisation.


Above: student work using Google Docs to represent data 

Above: original worksheet used as a draft

Here is an exercise completed in my Grade 5/6 classroom. It was an exercise involving estimation and representing data using double column graphs. It was our first dabble into using graphs via Google Docs. The students completed a draft of the task, recording their results on the worksheet. We then experimented on how best to use the data visually. It was a wonderful learning exercise. 

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