This archive material is a bit dated for use in the classroom but is a useful source of ideas that can be adapted for use today.
hese four independent booklets focus on the use of data handling skills in the indicated sports.
• The decathlon uses the events’ data tables to produce graphs and then estimating the performances required to meet a specific target.
• Test match cricket involves the extraction of cricketing information from cricket scorecards.
• The marathon supports a lot of graph production and interpretation from the data tables provided.
• Open golf includes data handling calculations and investigations such as finding out which holes were easiest / hardest in terms of producing pars, birdies, bogies etc