Statistics

Statistics

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Using World Statistics Day as a basis, this lesson combines a short captioned video, online news articles and class group activities to question how statistics come about and why they are needed.

The online news articles allow students to investigate its source, summarise the findings and their accuracy, and comment on their usefulness. Extension activities may include further study of Australian Bureau of Statistics reports and presentation on their findings.

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Lesson plan (DOCX)

Meets Australian Curriculum codes:

ACMSP253

World Statistics Day

Duration: 6 minutes

Access features: Closed captions

How to turn on YouTube closed captions.