Nuffield Mathematics teaching resources are for use in secondary and further education

Level 3 Data analysis

HE applications

Students draw statistical diagrams and calculate statistical measures, then write a short report summarising their findings. 

Student data (577 KB)  
Student sheets Word (396 MB)  
Student sheets pdf (429 KB)  
Teacher notes Word (82 KB)   
Teacher notes pdf (437 KB)  

Anthropometric data

Students investigate relationships between anthropometric variables and write a report on their findings. This may include the use of scatter diagrams, lines of best fit, regression lines, and correlation coefficients.

Student data (1.8 MB)  
Student sheets Word (194 MB)  
Student sheets pdf (549 KB)  
Teacher notes Word (74 KB)  
Teacher notes pdf (356 KB)

DISCUSS regression and correlation

Students use an online statistics module to learn about regression and correlation, with guidance from our student sheets and teacher notes. See http://www.icse.xyz/discuss/regression 

Slides (1.8 MB)        
Student sheets Word (178 KB)          
Student sheets pdf (429 KB)       
Teacher notes Word (108 KB)          
Teacher notes pdf (551 KB)     

Parking permits

Students learn about collecting data by stratified sampling and designing a questionnaire.

Slides (1.3 MB)  
Student sheets Word (301 KB) 
Student sheets pdf (600 KB)  
Teacher notes Word (87 KB)  
Teacher notes pdf (500 KB)  

Pay rates for men and women - Excel activity

Students are shown how to draw and format cumulative frequency graphs in Excel.
Spreadsheet (720 KB)
Student sheets for Excel 2007 Word (2.3 MB)
Student sheets for Excel 2007 pdf (1.0 MB)
Teacher notes Word (93 KB)  
Teacher notes pdf (404 KB)

Stature

Students use simulated stature data for men and women in eight countries to draw histograms and look for general results.

Slides (1.0 MB)   Spreadsheet (146 KB)  
Student sheets Word (262 KB)  
Student sheets pdf (486 KB)  
Teacher notes Word (183 KB)  
Teacher notes pdf (426 KB)