# Statistics

This collection of resources is produced by the Core Maths Support Programme to support the implementation of Core Maths. The collection contains a range of activities all designed to enable students to use and apply statistics in unfamiliar contexts.

## Resources

### Patriotic Design

In this activity students explore the idea of correlation. The resource contains an overview, teacher guidance, data sheet and handouts. The activity provides an introduction to correlation, showing the basis of Spearman’s Rank Correlation Coefficient, but also indicating there are other methods of trying to...

### Eurovision 2015

This critical analysis activity for Core Maths students asks students to manipulate data to solve problems based on Eurovision Song Contest information from 2015’s competition.

Eurovision 2015: Overview
This teacher guidance gives an overview of the task including prior student...

### Bivariate data

This Core Maths resource includes data from which students can calculate correlation coefficients. The resources includes a card sort that matches up scatter-graphs, data tables and product moment correlation coefficients.

The teachers' notes give detailed teaching suggestions on how to introduce and...

### Global child mortality

This Core Maths task explores the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (set in 2000).

The resource asks students to use data to consider if the UN millennium goal to reduce the under-five child mortality rate by two-thirds by the year 2015 has been realised.

The teacher guidance provides a...