M4Magazine Resources Curriculum Mapping


GCSE: Statistics

Magazine

Topic

Notes

Resource

File type

Apr 2013

Conference 2013 Highlights - 4 short activities

5 activities appropriate for a wide range, pie charts, pentagons, modelling, shapes of constant diameter, platonic solids

Class presentation

PP

May 2013

Climate Change

Using real data, averages, range, bar charts, line graphs, box plots, moving averages and trend lines

Class presentation

PP

Averages, graphs and outcomes

To accompany Climate Change activity

Worksheet

WO

Statistical summary sheet for students

Worksheet

WO

Oct 2013

Inequality

Data to introduce topic of 'Inequality'

Class presentation

PP

How do we decide?

Advantages and disadvantages of different voting systems: elections, Eurovision song contest, reality TV programmes

Class presentation

PP

Dec 2013

Twelve Days of Christmas

Short starter activities and puzzles

Class presentation

PP

Feb 2014

It's a Risk

Critical Maths, discussion, reasoning, problem solving, probability, false negatives, false positives, understanding data

Class presentation

PP

May 2014

Big Events

Problem solving

Class presentation

PP

Jun 2014

Star Ratings

Statistics, frequency tables, mean, large and small data sets, algebraic equations

Class presentation

PP

Mar 2015

Florence Nightingale

Visual representations of data, Polar Area diagrams, bar charts, pie charts. Area of sectors

Class presentation

PP

June 2015

Plotting data

Visual representations of data, making sense of graphs, ternary plots, large data, standard form.

Class presentation

PP

Blank Ternary Plot

To accompany The MMS Scale activity

Worksheet

PDF

Logarithmic graph paper

To accompany Food and calories activity

Worksheet

PDF

Mar/Apr 2016

Modelling in Mathematics

Variety of challenges, modelling, real contexts, processes, reasoning, justification

Class presentation

PP

Sep/Oct 2016

Simple Starting Points

Various short activities, simple starting points from which maths can develop, using basic (or no) resources

Class presentation

PP

Nov/Dec 2016

Can we spot a cheat?

Using data and statistics to inform decisions, outliers and some puzzles

Class presentation

PP

Sep/Oct 2017

Making Sense of Information

Data and representations, questions to promote discussion on collection and understanding of data

Class presentation

PP

 

Resource file type key:

PP

PowerPoint Presentation

PDF

PDF Student Sheet

WO

Word Student Sheet

EXC

Excel Resource

GEO

GeoGebra resource