Data Handling and Probability Resources


Averages and Range

Who is the best England Batsman Investigation– worksheets for pupils to investigate who they think is the best England batsman using averages and range

Collecting Data

Designing Good Questionnaires– a fantastic Prezi explaining what things to consider when designing questionnaires

Reviewing Questionnaires With Six Hat Thinking– a scaffolded worksheet based on six hat thinking to review questionnaires

Google Public Data Explorer– a fantastic Google website that shows all different kinds of public data. Great for investigations

Ideas for Statistical Investigations and Projects

Are Arm Length and Height Related?– a scatter graph based investigation to find correlation between arm length and height of people

Infographics Project– a blog post explaining how you can use infographics to inspire data handling projects

Presenting and Interpreting Data

Frequency Graphs and Histograms– a presentation showing the similarities and differences between frequency graphs and histograms

Google Public Data Explorer– a fantastic Google website that shows all different kinds of public data. Great for investigations

Probability

How Normal Is Pi Investigation– an investigation looking into the relative frequency of digits in pi

What’s The Probability You Live In An Odd Numbered House?– a super starter/ plenary activity with a surprising result!

Stay Or Switch?– an amazing website about the infamous Monty Hall Problem

Sampling

Types of Data