Resources tagged with: Comparing data

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

Compare the Squares

Age 7 to 11
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In this problem you will do your own poll to find out whether your friends think two squares on a board are the same colour or not.

Real Statistics

Age 7 to 11
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Have a look at this table of how children travel to school. How does it compare with children in your class?

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.

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.

Who's the Best?

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

It's a Scrabble

Age 7 to 11
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Letters have different values in Scrabble - how are they decided upon? And would the values be the same for other languages?

Half a Minute

Age 11 to 14
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Anna, Ben and Charlie have been estimating 30 seconds. Who is the best?

Inspector Morse

Age 11 to 14
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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?

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?

Retiring to Paradise

Age 11 to 14
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When Charlie retires, he's looking forward to the quiet life, whereas Alison wants a busy and exciting retirement. Can you advise them on where they should go?

Secondary Cipher Challenge Part 1

Age 11 to 16
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Here is the start of a six-part challenge. Can you get to the end and crack the final message?

Substitution Cipher

Age 11 to 14
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Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.

Substitution Transposed

Age 11 to 16
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Substitution and Transposition all in one! How fiendish can these codes get?

The Time Is ...

Age 7 to 11
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Can you put these mixed-up times in order? You could arrange them in a circle.