# Mathematics Guides for JSS 1 Data Collection and Presentation

**MATHEMATICS **

**THEME – EVERYDAY STATISTICS**

**TOPIC – DATA COLLECTION, PRESENTATION AND NEEDS FOR STATISTICS **

**INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS**

1. Record of students bio data, marks, score sheets, dice coins.

2. Chart of purposes of statistics.

3. Charts of information on drug abuse, voter education environmental education etc.

4. Usefulness of statistics for planning purposes.

5. Probability charts.

6. Charts of usefulness of statistics for prediction purposes.

**LEARNING OBJECTIVES **

By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:

1. collect data in the class.

2. determine the mean, median and mode of a given set of data.

3. list purposes of statistics.

4. recognize the usefulness of statistics for planning purposes.

5. apply the occurrence of chance events/ application of probabilities in everyday life.

6. recognize the usefulness of statistics for production purposes.

**CONTENTS OF THE LESSON**

**FOCUS LESSONS **

1. Collect data in the class.

2. Mean, median and mode.

3. Purposes of statistics

4. Need for collecting data for planning purposes.

**LESSON PRESENTATION**

Teacher’s Activities,Guides students to,

1. collect data in the class.

2. define mean, median and mode.

2. find the mean, median (from odd and even numbered data) and mode of a given set of data.

3. leads students in discussing the purposes of statistics.

4. introduces students to the meaning of population, drug abuse, voter education and environmental education.

5. leads students in discussing the usefulness of statistics for planning purposes.

6. leads students to discuss usefulness of the data collected from voter education, consumer education.

7. apply the probability or occurrence of chance events in everyday life.

8. leads students to discuss the usefulness of statistics such as from drug abuse, environmental education, HIV/AIDS etc. for prediction purposes.

Student’s Activities,1. Collect data in the class.

2. Define mean, median and mode.

3. Find the mean, median and mode of a given set of data.

4. Discuss the purposes of statistics.

5. State the meaning of drug abuse, voter education and environmental education, etc.

6. Discuss the usefulness of statistics for planning purposes.

7. Mention the application of probability of chance and events in everyday life.

8. Discuss the usefulness of statistics for prediction purpose.

**LESSON EVALUATION**

Pupils to,

1. collect Bio-data on Students with given characteristics.

2. define mean, median and mode.

3. find the mean, median and mode of a given set of data.

4. list three purposes of statistics.

5. list some situations that need data collection for planning purposes.

6. give four examples of the application of probability in everyday life.

7. list situations around him/her where statistics is used for prediction.