Carry out some time trials and gather some data to help you decide
on the best training regime for your rowing crew.
Start with two numbers. This is the start of a sequence. The next
number is the average of the last two numbers. Continue the
sequence. What will happen if you carry on for ever?
If you are given the mean, median and mode of five positive whole
numbers, can you find the numbers?
Imagine you have a large supply of 3kg and 8kg weights. How many of
each weight would you need for the average (mean) of the weights to
be 6kg? What other averages could you have?
Invent a scoring system for a 'guess the weight' competition.
Is it the fastest swimmer, the fastest runner or the fastest cyclist who wins the Olympic Triathlon?
How can we make sense of national and global statistics involving very large numbers?
With access to weather station data, what interesting questions can you investigate?
A collection of short Stage 3 and 4 problems on processing and representing data.
Infographics are a powerful way of communicating statistical information. Can you come up with your own?