Suitable for Leaving Certificate level. These task models the height data taken from the pilot of CensusAtSchool to a Normal distribution. Students are asked to check the data against a Normal and to calculate some Z values, relating them back.
Teacher support materials
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 app...
You Are Important!
Means, Standard Deviations and Histograms for senior students. CensusAtSchool height data is used to investigate what happens when you add your own...
Encouraging students to examine data carefully to try to determine where bias may be unintentionally introduced into data.
A Modal Student
Descriptions of modal pupils using the data both from the original CensusAtSchool data and Phase Two. The task encourages pupils to discuss and thi...