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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.

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.

Being Thoughtful - Primary Statistics

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

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?

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?

Being Determined - Primary Statistics

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems at primary level that may require determination.

Being Curious - Primary Statistics

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems for inquiring primary learners.

Being Collaborative - Primary Statistics

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems for primary learners to work on with others.

Meaningful Statistics

Stage: 1 and 2

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

Ladybird Count

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

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?

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.

Avalanche!

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

Bird Watch

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

Hoops/rope

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Ideas for practical ways of representing data such as Venn and Carroll diagrams.

Add 3 Dice

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. . . .

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?'.

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.

Football World Cup Simulation

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

Helicopters

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

Make Your Own Solar System

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Making a scale model of the solar system

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?