Statistical Modelling

This is a collection of statistics problems organised by curriculum content. More topics are available in the statistics curriculum mapping pages.

Odd One Out

Stage: 5 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

In this short problem, can you deduce the likely location of the odd ones out in six sets of random numbers?

Stats Statements

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true? Or it is impossible to say?

Epidemic Modelling

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Use the computer to model an epidemic. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths.

The Random World

Stage: 3, 4 and 5

Think that a coin toss is 50-50 heads or tails? Read on to appreciate the ever-changing and random nature of the world in which we live.

Random Squares

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

What is a random pattern?

Probably a Code?

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Is the regularity shown in this encoded message noise or structure?

The Wrong Stats

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Why MUST these statistical statements probably be at least a little bit wrong?

Weekly Challenge 4: Top Marks

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

A weekly challenge concerning statistics and averaging.

A Random Rambling Rant

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

A random ramble for teachers through some resources that might add a little life to a statistics class.

Making Sense of Statistics

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

This collection of problems helps Stage 4 and 5 students to explore and make sense of statistics.

Data and Statistics

Stage: 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

These problems are designed to help Stage 3, 4 and 5 students to handle data and work with statistics.