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There are **25** NRICH Mathematical resources connected to **Collecting data**, you may find related items under Handling, processing and representing data.

Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Estimating Time

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

Age 11 to 14

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Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### The Car That Passes

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?

Age 7 to 11

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Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### In the Playground

What can you say about the child who will be first on the playground tomorrow morning at breaktime in your school?

Age 5 to 11

Challenge Level

Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### The Hair Colour Game

The class were playing a maths game using interlocking cubes. Can you help them record what happened?

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Reaction Timer

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

Age 11 to 14

Challenge Level

Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Real Statistics

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

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Three Ball Line Up

Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.

Age 5 to 7

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Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Healthy Snack Shop

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

Age 7 to 11

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Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Do You Brush Your Teeth Every Day?

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

Age 14 to 18

Challenge Level

Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### A Well-stirred Sample

Typical survey sample sizes are about 1000 people. Why is this?

Age 16 to 18

Challenge Level

Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### A Population Survey

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

Age 14 to 18

Challenge Level

Article
Live Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### The Surveyor Who Came to Tea

This article discusses how a survey company carries out its surveys and some of the issues involved.

Age 14 to 18

Article
Live Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Challenging Data Tasks: The Making of "Where Are You Flying?"

How was the data for this problem compiled? A guided tour through the process.

Age 16 to 18

Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Where Are You Flying?

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

Age 14 to 18

Challenge Level

List
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Statistics - Maths of Real Life

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

Age 14 to 18

Challenge Level

Project
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Terrariums

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

Age 11 to 14

Challenge Level

Project
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Avalanche!

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

Age 7 to 14

Challenge Level

Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Birds in the Garden

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?

Age 5 to 11

Challenge Level

Article
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Enriching Data Handling

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.

Age 5 to 11

Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Compare the Squares

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.

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

Article
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Florence Nightingale - the Compassionate Mathematician

Florence Nightingale may be well known for her role as a nurse, but she was also an excellent mathematician, collecting and analysing data to help improve hospital conditions.

Age 7 to 14

Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Two and One

Terry and Ali are playing a game with three balls. Is it fair that Terry wins when the middle ball is red?

Age 5 to 7

Challenge Level

Article
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### What Does it Say to You?

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

Age 5 to 11

Problem
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
### Inspector Morse

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?

Age 11 to 14

Challenge Level