Statistical Investigations

Statistical Investigations

In the real world data sets can be large and messy. We have chosen a variety of contexts in which students can use their statistical skills to answer some interesting questions.

Estimating Time 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
How well can you estimate 10 seconds? Investigate with our timing tool.

Picturing the World 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
How can we make sense of national and global statistics involving very large numbers?

What's the Weather Like? 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
With access to weather station data, what interesting questions can you investigate?

Perception Versus Reality 

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
Infographics are a powerful way of communicating statistical information. Can you come up with your own?

Who's the Best? 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?