﻿ AusVELS Level 6: Scienceworks

Domain: Maths

This program supports the following areas of the AusVELS.

Content description
Maths content strands

Number and Algebra
Compare fractions with related denominators and locate and represent them on a number line
Add and subtract decimals, with and without digital technologies, and use estimation and rounding to check the
Make connections between equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages

Measurement and Geometry
Solve problems involving the comparison of lengths using appropriate units

Statistics and Probability
Describe probabilities using fractions, decimals and percentages
Conduct chance experiments with both small and large numbers of trials using appropriate digital technologies
Interpret and compare a range of data displays, including side by side column graphs for two categorical variables

Proficiency strands

Understanding includes describing properties of different sets of numbers, using fractions and decimals to describe
probabilities, representing fractions and decimals in various ways and describing connections between them, and
making reasonable estimations

Fluency includes calculating simple percentages, converting between fractions and decimals, using operations with fractions, decimals and percentages and measuring using metric units

Problem Solving includes formulating and solving authentic problems using numbers and measurements, representing secondary data, and calculating angles

Reasoning includes explaining mental strategies for performing calculations, describing results for continuing number sequences and inferring from the results of experiments

Cross curriculum priorities (Indigenous / Asia / Sustainability): None

Please refer to the VELS tables in the education kit for the Physical, Personal and Social learning strands, and the Interdisciplinary Learning strand.