Resources tagged with: Interpreting data

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

What's the Weather Like?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

Olympic Triathlon

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Is it the fastest swimmer, the fastest runner or the fastest cyclist who wins the Olympic Triathlon?

Tree Tops

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you make sense of information about trees in order to maximise the profits of a forestry company?

Box Plot Match

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Match the cumulative frequency curves with their corresponding box plots.

Who's the Best?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

Estimating Time

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

Journey to School

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

How risky is your journey to school?

Risk and Crime

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Are you at risk of being a victim of crime? How does your perception of that risk compare with the facts and figures?

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.

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?

David and Goliath

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?

Avalanche!

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

Olympic Records

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

Terrariums

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

Data Matching

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.

Charting More Success

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

Where Are You Flying?

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Where do people fly to from London? What is good and bad about these representations?

Understanding Hypotheses

Age 14 to 18

This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.

One Variable, Two Variable, Three Variable, More

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Displaying one-variable and two-variable data can be straightforward; what about three or more?

A Population Survey

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

A geographical survey: answer the tiny questionnaire and then analyse all the collected responses...

Charting Success

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

Do You Brush Your Teeth Every Day?

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

How can we find out answers to questions like this if people often lie?

Statistics - Maths of Real Life

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

This pilot collection of resources is designed to introduce key statistical ideas and help students to deepen their understanding.

Investigating Epidemics

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

Not Necessarily in That Order

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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?

What Does Random Look Like?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

Calendar Capers

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Choose any three by three square of dates on a calendar page...