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Broad Topics > Handling, Processing and Representing Data > Processing and representing data

### Our Sports

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This problem explores the range of events in a sports day and which ones are the most popular and attract the most entries.

### The Games' Medals

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you see who the gold medal winner is? What about the silver medal winner and the bronze medal winner?

### If the World Were a Village

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

This activity is based on data in the book 'If the World Were a Village'. How will you represent your chosen data for maximum effect?

### Sticky Data

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

You'll need to work in a group on this problem. Can you use your sticky notes to show the answer to questions such as 'how many boys and girls are there in your group?'.

### Class 5's Names

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Class 5 were looking at the first letter of each of their names. They created different charts to show this information. Can you work out which member of the class was away on that day?

### Odd One Out

##### Stage: 5 Short Challenge Level:

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

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Some children were playing a game. Make a graph or picture to show how many ladybirds each child had.

### 1 Step 2 Step

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Liam's house has a staircase with 12 steps. He can go down the steps one at a time or two at time. In how many different ways can Liam go down the 12 steps?

### Being Determined - Primary Statistics

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems at primary level that may require determination.

### Being Thoughtful - Primary Statistics

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

### Being Collaborative - Primary Statistics

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems for primary learners to work on with others.

### Being Curious - Primary Statistics

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems for inquiring primary learners.

### What's the Weather Like?

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

With access to weather station data, what interesting questions can you investigate?

### Picturing the World

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

How can we make sense of national and global statistics involving very large numbers?

### Terrariums

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Build a mini eco-system, and collect and interpret data on how well the plants grow under different conditions.

### Bird Watch

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Do you know which birds are regular visitors where you live?

### Olympic Triathlon

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Is it the fastest swimmer, the fastest runner or the fastest cyclist who wins the Olympic Triathlon?

### Observing the Sun and the Moon

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

How does the time of dawn and dusk vary? What about the Moon, how does that change from night to night? Is the Sun always the same? Gather data to help you explore these questions.

### May the Best Person Win

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

How can people be divided into groups fairly for events in the Paralympics, for school sports days, or for subject sets?

### Charting More Success

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you make sense of the charts and diagrams that are created and used by sports competitors, trainers and statisticians?

### Make Your Own Solar System

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Making a scale model of the solar system

### Charting Success

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you make sense of the charts and diagrams that are created and used by sports competitors, trainers and statisticians?

### Which List Is Which?

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Six samples were taken from two distributions but they got muddled up. Can you work out which list is which?

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

When Charlie retires, he's looking forward to the quiet life, whereas Alison wants a busy and exciting retirement. Can you advise them on where they should go?

### Helicopters

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?

### Avalanche!

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

### How Would You Score It?

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Invent a scoring system for a 'guess the weight' competition.

### Bio Graphs

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

What biological growth processes can you fit to these graphs?

### Zin Obelisk

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

In the ancient city of Atlantis a solid rectangular object called a Zin was built in honour of the goddess Tina. Your task is to determine on which day of the week the obelisk was completed.

### Data Matching

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.

### Enriching Data Handling

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers looks at some suggestions taken from the NRICH website that offer a broad view of data and ask some more probing questions about it.

### Meaningful Statistics

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers describes an activity which encourages meaningful data collection, display and interpretation.

### Gr8 Coach

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you coach your rowing eight to win?

### What Does it Say to You?

##### Stage: 1 and 2

Written for teachers, this article discusses mathematical representations and takes, in the second part of the article, examples of reception children's own representations.

### Dining Ducks

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the information about the ducks on a particular farm to find out which of the statements about them must be true.

### Football World Cup Simulation

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A maths-based Football World Cup simulation for teachers and students to use.

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Three dice are placed in a row. Find a way to turn each one so that the three numbers on top of the dice total the same as the three numbers on the front of the dice. Can you find all the ways to do. . . .