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

If the World Were a Village

Age 5 to 11 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?

Our Sports

Age 7 to 11 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.

Class 5's Names

Age 7 to 11 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?

Enriching Data Handling

Age 5 to 11

This article for teachers looks at some suggestions taken from the NRICH website that offer a broad view of data and ask some more probing questions about it.

Being Resilient - Primary Statistics

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems at primary level that may require resilience.

Being Curious - Primary Statistics

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems for inquiring primary learners.

Meaningful Statistics

Age 5 to 11

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

Birdwatch

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

Avalanche!

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

Match the Matches

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

Being Resourceful - Primary Statistics

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

Being Collaborative - Primary Statistics

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems for primary learners to work on with others.

In the Playground

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

Guess the Houses

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

Guess the Houses for Two

Age 5 to 7 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?

The Car That Passes

Age 7 to 11 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?

What's in a Name?

Age 5 to 7 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

Age 7 to 11 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?

The Domesday Project

Age 7 to 11 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?

Birds in the Garden

Age 5 to 11 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

Age 7 to 11 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?