# Resources tagged with: Handling data

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

### 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.

### Helicopters

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Olympic Records

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Estimating Time

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### How Would You Score It?

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Who's the Best?

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### Meaningful Statistics

##### Age 5 to 11

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

### Wipeout

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### 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...

### 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?

##### 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?

### Statistical Shorts

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### 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?

### 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?

### 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.

### 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 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?

### 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?

### Substitution Cipher

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### 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.

### 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?

### 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...