7-8: Data representations: Data and information

This sequence uses the context of meal planning to demonstrate a process to solve a problem; in this case, what meal to cook for teenagers with various needs.

Additional details

Year band(s) 7-8
Content type Scope and sequence
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Specification (decomposing problems), Data collection, Data interpretation, Algorithms, Implementation (programming), Interactions (user design)
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Acquire data from a range of sources and evaluate 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


Define and decompose real-world problems taking into account functional requirements and economic, environmental, social, technical and usability constraints


Design the user experience of a digital system, generating, evaluating and communicating alternative designs


Evaluate how student solutions and existing information systems meet needs, are innovative, and take account of future risks and sustainability

Keywords problem solving, data, scope, sequence, scope and sequence



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