This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.
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.
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 ?
Is the age of this very old man statistically believable?
I need a figure for the fish population in a lake. How does it help to catch and mark 40 fish?
When does a pattern start to exhibit structure? Can you crack the code used by the computer?
Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?