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Data organisation and tallying
An introduction to the importance of data organisation and tallying. Following a storm Robinson Crusoe lands on an island. He wants to keep a record of how long he is on the island. Random recording of the days is not helpful so he starts to organise his data. He groups together neat sets of five marks or uses tallying.
This clip would be useful when introducing or recalling how to go about tallying and organising data collection. It is fun and illustrates the concept well. It could be used at the start of a lesson to help introduce the concept.
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