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

### What's in a Name?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Going for Gold

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Looking at the 2012 Olympic Medal table, can you see how the data is organised? Could the results be presented differently to give another nation the top place?

### 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.

### 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?

### The Domesday Project

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Birdwatch

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Who's the Best?

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

### The Car That Passes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### In the Playground

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

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

### Understanding Hypotheses

##### Stage: 3, 4 and 5

This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.

### Reaction Timer

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

This problem offers you two ways to test reactions - use them to investigate your ideas about speeds of reaction.

### Match the Matches

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Tree Tops

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

A manager of a forestry company has to decide which trees to plant. What strategy for planting and felling would you recommend to the manager in order to maximise the profit?

### Risk and Crime

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Are you at risk of being a victim of crime? How does your perception of that risk compare with the facts and figures?

### Journey to School

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

How risky is your journey to school?

### Being Resilient - Primary Statistics

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

Statistics problems at primary level that may require resilience.

### Being Resourceful - Primary Statistics

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

Statistics problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

### Being Collaborative - Primary Statistics

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

Statistics problems for primary learners to work on with others.

### Being Curious - Primary Statistics

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

Statistics problems for inquiring primary learners.

### Guess the Houses for Two

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

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

### Terrariums

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Build a mini eco-system, and collect and interpret data on how well the plants grow under different conditions.

### Investigating Epidemics

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.

### Olympic Triathlon

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Is it the fastest swimmer, the fastest runner or the fastest cyclist who wins the Olympic Triathlon?

### Charting More Success

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you make sense of the charts and diagrams that are created and used by sports competitors, trainers and statisticians?

### Charting Success

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you make sense of the charts and diagrams that are created and used by sports competitors, trainers and statisticians?

### Olympic Records

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?

### Avalanche!

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

### David and Goliath

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?

### What Does Random Look Like?

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Engage in a little mathematical detective work to see if you can spot the fakes.

### Guess the Houses

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Birds in the Garden

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

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?

### Three Spinners

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Data Matching

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.

### Meaningful Statistics

##### Stage: 1 and 2

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

### Gr8 Coach

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you coach your rowing eight to win?

### Farmers Field

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

A farmer has a flat field and two sons who will each inherit half of the field. The farmer wishes to build a stone wall to divide the field in two so each son inherits the same area. Stone walls are. . . .

### Not Necessarily in That Order

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Baker, Cooper, Jones and Smith are four people whose occupations are teacher, welder, mechanic and programmer, but not necessarily in that order. What is each person’s occupation?

### Football Champs

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Three teams have each played two matches. The table gives the total number points and goals scored for and against each team. Fill in the table and find the scores in the three matches.

### Clock Squares

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Square numbers can be represented on the seven-clock (representing these numbers modulo 7). This works like the days of the week.

### Hockey

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

After some matches were played, most of the information in the table containing the results of the games was accidentally deleted. What was the score in each match played?

### Calendar Capers

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Choose any three by three square of dates on a calendar page...