Resources tagged with: Processing and representing data

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

You Never Get a Six

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Charlie thinks that a six comes up less often than the other numbers on the dice. Have a look at the results of the test his class did to see if he was right.

Sticky Data

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

You'll need to work in a group on this problem. Use your sticky notes to show the answer to questions such as 'how many girls are there in your group?'.

Hoops/rope

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Ideas for practical ways of representing data such as Venn and Carroll diagrams.

Being Resilient - Primary Statistics

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems at primary level that may require resilience.

The Games' Medals

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you see who the gold medal winner is? What about the silver medal winner and the bronze medal winner?

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?

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?

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 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 Collaborative - Primary Statistics

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems for primary learners to work on with others.

Meaningful Statistics

Age 5 to 11

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

Football World Cup Simulation

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

A maths-based Football World Cup simulation for teachers and students to use.

Ladybird Count

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Some children were playing a game. Make a graph or picture to show how many ladybirds each child had.

Dining Ducks

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use the information about the ducks on a particular farm to find out which of the statements about them must be true.

What Does it Say to You?

Age 5 to 11

Written for teachers, this article discusses mathematical representations and takes, in the second part of the article, examples of reception children's own representations.

Being Resourceful - Lower Primary Statistics

Age 5 to 7

Statistics problems for lower primary that will get you thinking.

Bird Watch

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Do you know which birds are regular visitors where you live?

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.

May the Best Person Win

Age 5 to 16

How can people be divided into groups fairly for events in the Paralympics, for school sports days, or for subject sets?

Being Collaborative - Lower Primary Statistics

Age 5 to 7

Statistics problems for you to work on with others.

Avalanche!

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

How Big Are Classes 5, 6 and 7?

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use the two sets of data to find out how many children there are in Classes 5, 6 and 7.

Make Your Own Solar System

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

Making a scale model of the solar system

Graphing Number Patterns

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Does a graph of the triangular numbers cross a graph of the six times table? If so, where? Will a graph of the square numbers cross the times table too?

Helicopters

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

Coordinates and Descartes

Age 7 to 16

Have you ever wondered how maps are made? Or perhaps who first thought of the idea of designing maps? We're here to answer these questions for you.

Observing the Sun and the Moon

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

How does the time of dawn and dusk vary? What about the Moon, how does that change from night to night? Is the Sun always the same? Gather data to help you explore these questions.