This resource from the Nuffield Foundation allows students to investigate relationships between anthropometric variables and write a report on their findings, which may include the use of scatter diagrams, lines of best fit, regression lines, and correlation coefficients. The spreadsheet contains anthropometric data from a sample of nearly 4000 children and young adults with ages ranging from 2 years to 20 years. The data can be used to introduce and practise techniques involving correlation and regression, or as the basis for an assignment on these topics. The large quantity of data means that students can be given different datasets if desired.
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