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“Gather Your Data”, Connected – Are you sure?, level 4, January 2013

26 January 2013

The first slide of "Gather Your Data", showing an historical photo of researchers outside in a storm

Instead of being exposed to the elements and other discomforts and dangers, ecologists can now use data loggers. As well as gathering data on physical factors such as temperature, scientists can use GPS and pop-up tags to collect data on animal movements.

Read “Gather Your Data” on Google Slides

Find teacher support materials on Literacy Online: "Gather your data"

Discussion starters

  • Brief development: Use this and other examples to establish the key attributes for an outcome informed by stakeholder considerations. (level 4)
  • Characteristics of technology: Use this and other examples identify examples where technology has changed people’s sensory perception and/or physical abilities and discuss the potential short and long term impacts of these. (level 4)

The illustration on the first slide of “Gather Your Data” is by Alan and Dennis Poole.

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