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

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.

P Is for Posing

Age 5 to 11

In this article for Primary teachers, we suggest a four step data handling model, based on the work of Alan Graham.

Reaction Timer

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

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

Being Collaborative - Primary Statistics

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

Statistics problems for primary learners to work on with others.

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.

Being Resourceful - Primary Statistics

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

Statistics problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

Being Resilient - Primary Statistics

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

Statistics problems at primary level that may require resilience.

A Random Rambling Rant

Age 5 to 18

A random ramble for teachers through some resources that might add a little life to a statistics class.

Who's the Best?

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

How Would You Score It?

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Invent a scoring system for a 'guess the weight' competition.

Estimating Time

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

How well can you estimate 10 seconds? Investigate with our timing tool.

Inspector Morse

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

You may like to read the article on Morse code before attempting this question. Morse's letter analysis was done over 150 years ago, so might there be a better allocation of symbols today?

About Average

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Can you find sets of numbers which satisfy each of our mean, median, mode and range conditions?

Half a Minute

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Anna, Ben and Charlie have been estimating 30 seconds. Who is the best?

Secondary Cipher Challenge Part 1

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

Here is the start of a six-part challenge. Can you get to the end and crack the final message?

Olympic Records

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

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

Shifting Average

Age 11 to 14 Short
Challenge Level

What happens to the average if you subtract 8 from all of the numbers?

What's the Weather Like?

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

With access to weather station data, what interesting questions can you investigate?

Unequal Averages

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Play around with sets of five numbers and see what you can discover about different types of average...

Helicopters

Age 7 to 16
Challenge Level

Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?

Winning Team

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Nine cross country runners compete in a team competition in which there are three matches. If you were a judge how would you decide who would win?

Planning a School Trip

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

You are organising a school trip and you need to write a letter to parents to let them know about the day. Use the cards to gather all the information you need.

In the Bag

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Can you guess the colours of the 10 marbles in the bag? Can you develop an effective strategy for reaching 1000 points in the least number of rounds?

Statistical Shorts

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

Can you decide whether these short statistical statements are always, sometimes or never true?

Wipeout

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

Can you do a little mathematical detective work to figure out which number has been wiped out?

History of Morse

Age 7 to 18

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.

The Hair Colour Game

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

The class were playing a maths game using interlocking cubes. Can you help them record what happened?

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?

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?

Substitution Cipher

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.

Searching for Mean(ing)

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

If you have a large supply of 3kg and 8kg weights, how many of each would you need for the average (mean) of the weights to be 6kg?

M, M and M

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

If you are given the mean, median and mode of five positive whole numbers, can you find the numbers?

Litov's Mean Value Theorem

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Start with two numbers and generate a sequence where the next number is the mean of the last two numbers...