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Does the Popularity of Getting Married Change over Time?

In this resource from stats4schools, students are asked to consider whether the popularity of getting married has changed over time. Students interpret a time series graph and answer questions on it and discuss qualities for a good marriage. They investigate further using the internet.

Doing the Housework

In this activity from stats4schools, students investigate the gender differences when it comes to household chores. Students interpret information from tables and graphs, manipulate data, research gender stereotypes and formulate arguments for discussion. They will need internet access to conduct their own research...

Jedi - the New Religion

In this resource from stats4schools, students are asked if they believe in 'the Force'. One of the questions on the 2001 census asked people about their religion. Some people did put Jedi as a response on their census form and the Office for National Statistics have released this data. Students investigate this...

Large Datasets from stats4schools

These datasets from stats4schools are compiled from the responses given by over 1,500 people to a survey. They are intended to be used flexibly but some ideas are given to guide students in their interrogations. There are three sheets in each set

  1. Decoded data
  2. An explanation of the questions...

National Parks

In this resource from stats4schools, students investigate the locations and names of the National Parks and use the internet to research appropriate information within guidelines about them. They then use ICT to present their findings back to the class.

Safety in the Sun

In this resource from stats4schools, students are asked to investigate if they are at risk from the sun by looking at a news article and using a dataset. Students process data and produce graphs using ICT, comprehend current information on a subject and synthesise this for others. They also use the internet to...


stats4schools is managed by the independent Office for National Statistics, and includes data from across government.

stats4schools is about helping teachers and students to get more from statistics. There are datasets which can be download and included in own their projects. This collection contains lessons...

Tourism in London

This resource from stats4schools focuses on which attractions in London are the most popular using data from the National Tourist Board covering the years 1994 to 2001. Students can interpret information from tables, manipulate data, investigate tourism and plan a visit to London.

The resource includes a...

Watching the Goggle Box

Using this resource from stats4schools, students investigate TV viewing habits by interpreting data and graphs, manipulating data to answer questions and draw conclusions.

The resource includes a lesson plan, datasheet, questions sheet and dataset.

What's in a Name?

In this lesson plan from stats4schools, students are asked to interrogate a dataset of first names. Students will order information chronologically, investigate the meaning of words in the context of names, use primary and secondary data and use research effectively to support an answer or argument.



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