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## Activity 1: Introduction to data science, statistics & Dollar Street

Lesson 1: Introduction to data science and statistics

• Introduction to data science and statistics
• Finding out about Dollar Street, New Zealand Census, and CensusAtSchool websites

Lesson 2: Introducing the Dollar Street website to the class

• Introduction to Dollar Street
• Finding out about the \$ values
• Finding out what variables Dollar Street collects
• Learning about attributing photographs from the internet

## Activity 2: Dollar Street Investigation

#### Lesson 1 – Identifying our investigative focus

• Make a connection to the Social Studies big idea of people seeing the world differently depending on their values, traditions, and experiences. Diversity: looking between and within cultures.
• Students are introduced to the PPDAC statistical enquiry cycle for data investigations.
• Students decide on an investigative purpose to gather data from Dollar Street – what will they detect?
• Students make a conjecture about what they expect to find.

#### Lesson 2 – Planning to collect data from Dollar Street

• Students identify the variables that they want to collect for their investigative focus.
• This will include defining the variables and possible outcomes to consider.
• Students develop data collection questions.
• Students test out their data collection ideas to see that they will work. They update data collection tools.
• Students design a way to record the data they will collect.

#### Lesson 3 – Collecting data from Dollar Street

• Students are collecting data from photographs on Dollar Street.
• Students are recording data in an electronic spreadsheet..
• Students are checking data for errors.

#### Lesson 4 – Analysing our data from Dollar Street

• Students import their data into CODAP and create data visualisations for their data.
• Students make summary statements about the data, connecting it to the group that was investigated.

#### Lesson 5 – Communicating findings about Dollar Street

• Students are learning to choose the best descriptive statements to answer the investigative question.
• Students prepare their own evidence of undertaking a statistical enquiry to share with others.
• Students can reflect on their findings relative to initial conjectures they have made.

## Activity 3: Using CODAP

• Students learn how to use CODAP
• Exploring datasets using CODAP
• Saving and sharing CODAP documents

## Activity 4: Probability activities

• pose investigative questions for a chance-based situation with equally likely outcomes, listing all possible outcomes for the situation
• plan, conduct, and record data for a probability experiment
• create and describe data visualisations for the distribution of observed outcomes from a probability experiment, using them to answer the investigative question
• compare my findings with those of others when undertaking probability experiments
• agree or disagree with others’ conclusions about chance-based investigations, with justification