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Describe discrete and continuous data

  • Grade 6
  • Mathematics
  • Data


In this mission, students explore different types of diagrams to read, observe, and better represent discrete and continuous data. In addition, students choose an appropriate diagram to represent data and justify their choice.

Learning goals

  • I determine which diagram will be most appropriate for a data set and justify my selection..


  • qualitative data
  • quantitative data
  • discrete data
  • continuous data
  • broken line diagram
  • pictogram diagram
  • counting line
  • strip chart
  • multi-band diagram
  • multi-band diagram
  • histogram