Data With No Name
Here is a set of data with little background. Students are invited, via a series of questions, to turn the data into usable, useful information applying both Mathematical reasoning and use of Statistical methods. It encourages the use of spreadsheets as a means to further enhance the quality of the work and provides scope for further investigation.
Teacher support materials
Just What Is A Sample?
How do define a sample? Is your view the same as a mathematician or statistician would use? In what situations are samples useful?
Measuring In Feet
If you choose 16 random feet and put them into a line do you always arrive at the same total length? Using a 16th-century description of a "Rod" le...
Comparing National Statistic data to CensusAtSchool data on car ownership and traffic. Interpretation, line graphs, and in the extension task, comp...