LI: To be able to answer questions and create graphs from data already created.
LI: To work as a group to create a database and graphs of the results, deciding on the most popular answer.
LI: To create a hypotheses before developing a database to allow us to design various graphs to prove/disprove the hypotheses.
What is data?
Information that we can gather about a particular area/topic.
What do we need to gather data?
a hypothesis, a topic to discuss, questions to ask, information
How can we record data?
A table, tally chat, graphs, a questionnaire
A hypothesis is an assumption
It is an idea about how something works that can be tested using experiments.
A good hypothesis is a statement, not a question.
A good hypothesis can be tested.
Example: I believe that there are more boys than girls in St. Patrick's Primary Portrush.
TASK: Can you think of two more hypotheses about our school that we can test?
For anything to be proved or disproved there is a process which has to be followed:This is THE DATA HANDLING CYCLE