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Digital Technologies Curriculum L7-8 Data and Information 

Content Description

  • Investigate how digital systems represent text, image and sound data in binary.
  • Acquire data from a range of sources and evaluate their authenticity, accuracy and timeliness.
  • Analyse and visualise data using a range of software to create information, and use structured data to model objects or events.
  • Manage, create and communicate interactive ideas, information and projects collaboratively online, taking safety and social contexts into account.


Lesson Ideas

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Students with Computer

  • Analysing the Game: explore the research behind sports data collection. Please note teachers will need to create a free login to access the quality teaching resources. Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Exploring Binary Code: use this activity to support students to be able to explain on-off terms of binary coding. Please note teachers will need to create a free login to access this quality resource. Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • The Australian Magician’s Dream: use this lesson sequence to help students to understand computational thinking, algorithms and data. Paul Curzon and Peter McOwan
  • Computational Thinking – Searching to Speak: use this idea to create a sequence of lessons supporting students to explore computational thinking, data, binary, and algorithms. Paul Curzon


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