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

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Meaningful Statistics

Stage: 1 and 2

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

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If the World Were a Village

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

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?

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Our Sports

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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Class 5's Names

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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?

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Guess the Houses for Two

Stage: Early years, 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Guess the Houses game for an adult and child. Can you work out which house your partner has chosen by asking good questions?

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Birdwatch

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Have a look at this data from the RSPB 2011 Birdwatch. What can you say about the data?

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Match the Matches

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

Decide which charts and graphs represent the number of goals two football teams scored in fifteen matches.

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Avalanche!

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

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The Car That Passes

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

What statements can you make about the car that passes the school gates at 11am on Monday? How will you come up with statements and test your ideas?

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Going for Gold

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Looking at the 2008 Olympic Medal table, can you see how the data is organised? Could the results be presented differently to give another nation the top place?

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In the Playground

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

What can you say about the child who will be first on the playground tomorrow morning at breaktime in your school?

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What's in a Name?

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Here's a very elementary code that requires young children to read a table, and look for similarities and differences.

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Guess the Houses

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

This task depends on learners sharing reasoning, listening to opinions, reflecting and pulling ideas together.

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Birds in the Garden

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

This activity asks you to collect information about the birds you see in the garden. Are there patterns in the data or do the birds seem to visit randomly?

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The Domesday Project

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Take a look at these data collected by children in 1986 as part of the Domesday Project. What do they tell you? What do you think about the way they are presented?

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Three Spinners

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

These red, yellow and blue spinners were each spun 45 times in total. Can you work out which numbers are on each spinner?