Resources tagged with: Interpreting data

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

Class 5's Names

Age 7 to 11
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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?

Our Sports

Age 7 to 11
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This problem explores the range of events in a sports day and which ones are the most popular and attract the most entries.

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 Resourceful - Primary Statistics

Age 5 to 11
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Statistics problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

If the World Were a Village

Age 5 to 11
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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?

Birdwatch

Age 7 to 11
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Have a look at this data from the RSPB 2011 Birdwatch. What can you say about the data?

Being Collaborative - Primary Statistics

Age 5 to 11
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Statistics problems for primary learners to work on with others.

Being Curious - Primary Statistics

Age 5 to 11
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Statistics problems for inquiring primary learners.

Being Resilient - Primary Statistics

Age 5 to 11
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Statistics problems at primary level that may require resilience.

Reaction Timer

Age 11 to 14
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This problem offers you two ways to test reactions - use them to investigate your ideas about speeds of reaction.

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.

Meaningful Statistics

Age 5 to 11

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

Terrariums

Age 11 to 14
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Build a mini eco-system, and collect and interpret data on how well the plants grow under different conditions.

Healthy Snack Shop

Age 7 to 11
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What information do you need to know to set up a healthy snack shop for your class?

Avalanche!

Age 7 to 14
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Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

Journey to School

Age 11 to 16
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How risky is your journey to school?

Estimating Time

Age 11 to 14
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How well can you estimate 10 seconds? Investigate with our timing tool.

Who's the Best?

Age 11 to 14
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Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

Olympic Records

Age 11 to 14
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Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?

Investigating Epidemics

Age 11 to 16
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Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.

Going for Gold

Age 7 to 11
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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?

What's the Weather Like?

Age 11 to 14
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With access to weather station data, what interesting questions can you investigate?

Winning Team

Age 11 to 14
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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?

Match the Matches

Age 7 to 11
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Decide which charts and graphs represent the number of goals two football teams scored in fifteen matches.

The Car That Passes

Age 7 to 11
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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?

Not Necessarily in That Order

Age 11 to 14
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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?

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?

Birds in the Garden

Age 5 to 11
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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?

The Domesday Project

Age 7 to 11
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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?

Charting Success

Age 11 to 16
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Can you make sense of the charts and diagrams that are created and used by sports competitors, trainers and statisticians?

Charting More Success

Age 11 to 16
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Can you make sense of the charts and diagrams that are created and used by sports competitors, trainers and statisticians?

Data Duos

Age 7 to 11
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Can you match the Venn diagram with the Carroll diagram that shows the same information?

What Does Random Look Like?

Age 11 to 14
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Engage in a little mathematical detective work to see if you can spot the fakes.

Three Spinners

Age 7 to 11
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These red, yellow and blue spinners were each spun 45 times in total. Can you work out which numbers are on each spinner?

Calendar Capers

Age 11 to 14
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Choose any three by three square of dates on a calendar page...