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An organisation campaigning against wealth inequality released this YouTube video to show people's perception of what fair wealth distribution would be, and compare it to the actual situation.
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Choose a similar question where you can investigate how people think something should be, what they think the state of affairs is, and then what it actually is.
You could choose an important issue in your school, or a political issue, or an environmental one. You will need to collect some primary data to find out people's beliefs, and then do some research to find out what is actually the case.
To present your ideas, you could make some infographics like the ones in the video. You may even wish to make a video yourself! Send us pictures of your work, and if you do create a video and upload it to YouTube, let us know so that we can share it!
Can you make sense of information about trees in order to maximise the profits of a forestry company?
Like all sports rankings, the cricket ratings involve some maths. In this case, they use a mathematical technique known as exponential weighting. For those who want to know more, read on.
This short article gives an outline of the origins of Morse code and its inventor and how the frequency of letters is reflected in the code they were given.