Years 3–4: Using data purposefully

This scope and sequence unit explores how text, numbers, sound and images are transmitted between digital systems. Students explore symbols and images, and learn about the conventions of data representation. They apply their understanding by representing the same data in various ways.

Additional details

Year band(s) 3-4
Content type Scope and sequence, Whole School
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Digital systems, Data representation
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Explore and describe a range of digital systems and their peripherals for a variety of purposes


Explore transmitting different types of data between digital systems


Recognise different types of data and explore how the same data can be represented differently depending on the purpose

Keywords scope and sequence, scope , sequence
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs Mathematics, HASS, Digital Literacy



Creative Commons Attribution 4.0, unless otherwise indicated.