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
Baby Names of Ireland
The Central Statistics Office online Data Visualisation Tool enables students to search how popular Irish baby names were/are in any given year in ...
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...
An explanation of how and why we use scatter diagrams and lines of best fit, posing questions for pupils to explore and think about.
A simple straightforward worksheet, asking students to collect some information and present it as a graph.