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Data, Chance & Probability

Data, Chance & Probability

Data, Chance & Probability by Scoilnet

Learn about data, chance and probability through interactive games and engaging activities.


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Activities

Collecting Data and Making a Bar Chart

http://www.kidsmathgamesonline.com/numbers/mathdata.html Added: 12 Nov 2012 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

Collecting data and making a bar chart.
Warmup activity – relatively easy.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Data

Suggestions for use: Interactive whiteboard or laptops.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Scoilnet Maps

http://maps.scoilnet.ie/ Added: 06 Feb 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Lesson Plan / Tool

Provides access to detailed Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) maps, including historical maps, and aerial photographs. Enables easy comparison between maps and images. Also allows user to create, copy and adapt resources for their particular use. Two versions available - one for iPads/tablets and a Flash-based version for IWB and PCs/laptops. The World Maps viewer contains superb satellite images/photos of Ireland and is fully accessible from inside and outside the Schools Broadband Network (SBN). The OSi Maps viewer is restricted to the SBN but teachers with a Scoilnet Account can access via log-in.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
SC
Geography

Strand: Practical Skills

Strand unit: Map Interpretation

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking Numeracy

Strand: C3 GI and Skills

Strand unit: Map & Aerial Photograph Interpretation

3-4
5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Measures of Average

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bit...data/measures_average/revise7.shtml Added: 12 Nov 2012 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Explains simply how to find the mean using a frequency table.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Data

Suggestions for use: Read from IWB and get the pupils to create their own frequency table in groups.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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What is Chance?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/key/fishkey.html Added: 12 Nov 2012 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Explains outcomes and the likelihood of an outcome, that’s probability!

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Data

Strand unit: Chance

Suggestions for use: Children could read from the website and then put what they have learned into practice with various types of events and outcomes.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Collecting Data

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bit...ize/maths/handling_data/index.shtml Added: 12 Nov 2012 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

All you need to know about the various ways in which data can be collected and represented.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Data

Strand unit: Representing & Interpreting

Suggestions for use: As an instructional tool prior to practical data gathering. The Interactive whiteboard would be ideal.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Pictiúr Paiteanta

http://mal.ilearn.ie/MaL_Activities/hd31/hd31.htm Added: 06 Dec 2011 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

Is acmhainn idirghníomhach í seo bunaíthe ar phicteagraim. Tá dhá léibhéal ar fáil, picteagraim a léamh agus ceisteanna a fhreagairt nó picteagram a chruthú/críochniú ón eolas tugtha.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Data

Strand unit: Representing & Interpreting

Suggestions for use: Ar an gclárbhán, le luchóg so-ghluaiste, ar an ríomhaire ranga.


Strand: Data

Strand unit: Representing & Interpreting

Suggestions for use: D'fhéadfá an cluiche seo a imirt leis an rang ar an gclárbhán agus ceisteanna breise a chur orthu faoi gach picteagram. Nó iarraidh orthu ceisteanna a chumadh fúthu. D'fhéadfadh le páiste aonar é a imirt ar an ríomhaire ranga.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Problem Solving Using A Table

http://www.rhlschool.com/math4n1.htm Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Contains a table with data about owners and their pets. Eight basic questions are then posed regarding the reading of the table.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Data

Suggestions for use: Worksheet to test basic maths.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Videos Explaining Probability

http://www.neok12.com/Probability.htm Added: 12 Nov 2012 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Audio / Video

A collection of videos based on chance, getting more abstract as they continue. Revision for teacher and a challenge for very able children.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
JC
Mathematics

Strand: Data

Strand unit: Chance

Suggestions for use: The videos could be played in the class on the IWB or else watched by teacher before teaching the subject.

Strand: 1. Statistics & Probability

Strand unit: 2. Probability Scale

Suggestions for use: The videos could be played in the class on the IWB or else watched by teacher before teaching the subject.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Probability Worksheets

http://www.education.com/worksheets/fifth-grade/probability/ Added: 12 Nov 2012 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

A collection of challenges and exercises to practice after learning about probability. You will need to create a login for education.com – free.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Data

Strand unit: Chance

Suggestions for use: Print and circulate. Aid where required and add higher order verbal queues where necessary.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Lesson Plans for Data Collection Using Census.ie

http://www.census.ie/-and-Communiti...ensus-in-Schools.138.1.aspx#primary Added: 12 Nov 2012 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan

Scroll down to Lesson Resources for Fifth and Sixth Classes for 4 lessons based on the census.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Data

Suggestions for use: Children are shown the various methods of data gathering and shown examples of the census and interpretations. This will form a basis for their questions and their census.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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World Book Web

Probability

Probability is the foundation for statistics. Visit World Book to find out more about probability.

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