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
Do We Need To Ask Everyone?
Looks at what samples are and how they can be used. Allowing students to compare their small sample against some initial CensusAtSchool results. Di...
Data Handling Project
Uses Excel to look for a relationship between height and foot size. This resource was created by Deborah Stanley of Simon Langton Girls' Grammar Sc...
Do You Have Big Feet?
Uses data from CensusAtSchool to produce a scatter graph of girls and boys' foot sizes and invites pupils to draw conclusions from the data.
The Lost Labels
Not as easy as it first appears. Some real mathematical thinking needed here. Clues are given for students to determine labels and scales on bar ch...