Exploring patterns and data with bread tags and plastic lids (Years F-2)

In Digital Technologies, manipulatives/ concrete materials/ loose parts such as bread tags and lids can be used to learn more about data.

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Year band(s) Foundation, 1-2
Content type Lesson ideas
Format Document
Core and overarching concepts Computational thinking, Data representation, Data acquisition, Data interpretation
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Represent data as objects, pictures and symbols


Investigate simple problems for known users that can be solved with digital systems

Keywords patterns, data collection, computational thinking, DTiF, dtif, DTIF, ACARA
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs Literacy, Numeracy, Digital Literacy

Australian Government Department of Education and Training


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