Sampling and Hypothesis Testing

Understanding Hypotheses

Stage: 3, 4 and 5

This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.

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.

Snow and Cholera

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

What information helped medical pioneers decide on the cause of a disease? Especially in a time before microscopes were as powerful as they are today ?

Very Old Man

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Is the age of this very old man statistically believable?

Counting Fish

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

I need a figure for the fish population in a lake, how does it help to catch and mark 40 fish ?

Pattern Recognition

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

When does a pattern start to exhibit structure? Can you crack the code used by the computer?

David and Goliath

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

Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?