How Popular is Your Birthday?
The Central Statistics Office online Data Visualisation Tool enables students to find out how many people they share their birthday with.
Maths teacher, James Carroll, created some lesson activities as follows to accompany the CSO’s Data Visualisation Tool;
- Find Out the Popularity of Your Birthday
- Calculate the Relative Frequency of Births by Month
Teacher support materials
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...
What Is An Average?
A full lesson plan plus dataset and worksheet designed to help children understand the different types of average and how to calculate and compare ...
Getting to School
Examines how students travel to school using data sourced from the Central Statistics Office. Creating graphs and analysis from traveling to school...
Using data working out averages and probabilities from a frequency graph. Contrasting mathematical and statistical thinking. (Answers are on page 2).