Resources to help teaching time series graphs and moving averages for GCSE Statistics.
Very good resource for analyzing time series graphs with real and recent data used. Data provided in an excel spreadsheet so lesson can be done in the classroom or an IT suite.
Quality AssuredCategory:MathematicsPublisher:Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS)
The PDFs titled "Time Series" and "Using moving averages to identify trends" are particulary useful for teaching this topic.
Quality AssuredCategory:MathematicsPublisher:Nuffield Foundation
Another great resource using real data with teacher notes and activity sheets provided as well as a powerpoint which can be used. An excel spreadsheet of the data also provided so time series graphs could be plotted in an IT suite.
Students can watch this video to consolidate their understanding of the topic.