Years 7–8: Working with data

This scope and sequence unit focuses on the skills required to acquire, analyse and visualise data. Students can acquire data from sources ranging from paper and digital surveys to electronic sensors and online data repositories. Spreadsheets and single-table databases can be used for data analysis and visualisation. At each stage, the digital footprint of data solutions is considered.

Additional details

Year band(s) 7-8
Content type Scope and sequence, Whole School
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Privacy and security
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Acquire, store and validate data from a range of sources using software, including spreadsheets and databases


Analyse and visualise data using a range of software, including spreadsheets and databases, to draw conclusions and make predictions by identifying trends


Model and query the attributes of objects and events using structured data


Investigate and manage the digital footprint existing systems and student solutions collect, and assess if the data is essential to their purpose

Keywords scope and sequence, scope, sequence
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs Mathematics, Digital Literacy, Critical and creative thinking



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