Level 1 Using data
Worksheet, bingo cards and matching cards to give learners practice in simplifying ratios.
A variety of activities which can be used to give students practice in converting between fractions, decimals and percentages.
Students use weather data to consider which month would be the best to hold an outdoor gig. Students practise using either a calculator (version A below) or a spreadsheet (version B) to calculate mean and range values.
Teacher notes Word (76 KB)
Teacher notes pdf (453 KB)
Slides A calculator activity (2.3 MB)
Student sheets A calculator activity (203 KB)
Student sheets pdf A calculator activity (451 KB)
Slides B spreadsheet activity (2.2 MB)
Student sheets B spreadsheet activity (204 KB)
Student sheets pdf B spreadsheet activity (451 KB)
Students plot graphs of real data to compare the straight-line distances between towns with the distance by road.
An introduction to conversion graphs and direct proportionality in the context of currency conversion, reading and plotting graphs and calculating gradients. One question uses a spreadsheet.
There are two versions of this activity. Both involve large data sets of house prices showing how they have changed in different locations over long and short periods of time.
- Version A: students draw and interpret statistical diagrams and calculate statistical measures by hand.
- Version B: students use a spreadsheet to create the statistical diagrams and calculate statistical measures, then interpret them.
Spreadsheet containing data (1.0 MB)
Teacher notes Word (340 KB) Teacher notes pdf (605 KB)
A Statistics activity:
Student sheets Word (508 KB) Student sheets pdf (629 KB)
B Spreadsheet activity:
Student sheets Word (290 KB) Student sheets pdf (423 KB)
Students complete data tables, then draw, read and interpret linear graphs where the intercept on the y axis is not zero. Interpretation includes finding where two linear graphs meet. The last part requires a spreadsheet – omit if computers not available.