# Resources by CensusAtSchool

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### Fee Fi Foo Fum

This lesson plan with starter, main and plenary from CensusAtSchool suitable for Year Eight students develops the concept of ratio. Students will Investigate the Golden Ratio (also known as Phi) using the ratio of height to belly button height data collected and presented as a dataset.

The resource comes...

### Fillings

In this resource from CensusAtSchool, students are asked to apply their knowledge of the Poisson distribution to real life data in the context of a school problem. This resource is good at contextualising and reinforcing understanding of the Poisson distribution, it requires students to consider developing a...

### Frogs

In this lesson plan and associated presentation from CensusAtSchool, students are asked to remember how many frogs are on a slide when they have only had a few seconds to look at this. A student who has not been present is then asked to question the students about how many frogs were on the slide. Students will...

### Relative Frequency

This resource from CensusAtSchool uses the ideas of estimating probabilities through finding the relative frequency of given data about favourite subjects at school. It uses sampling from different populations and investigates the effect of sample size on the estimated probability.

### Sample Data Handling

This resource from CensusAtSchool aimed at Year Nine students is a complete set of five or six lessons which gives an idea of how to implement the project in the classroom using the students' own data.

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### Statisticians Galore

What do you know about statisticians? This resource from CensusAtSchool gives information about famous statisticians.

This activity will provide a useful structure for encouraging students to think about what...

### Statistics Statements Key Stage Four

This CensusAtSchool resource is based on key concepts needed by students doing GCSE mathematics, although it may be useful for an introductory review at A level or for strong Key Stage Three students. Pairs are asked to discuss statements on cards and decide, with...

### Statistics Statements Key Stage Three

This Key Stage Three resource form CensusAtSchool is based on key concepts needed by students to understand basic statistics. Pairs are asked to discuss statements on cards and decide, with justifications, if the statement is true, false or sometimes true.

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### Too Many Boys in the Family?

A question posed by this resource from CensusAtSchool, investigating whether probability relates to reality. Real data is contrasted with the theoretical probabilities of the number of boys in a family, using the assumption that the probability of having a boy is 0.5. Equally likely outcomes, combined events, tree...

### Vitruvian Man

This new curriculum resource from CensusAtSchool is presented at two levels of difficulty. This idea is relatively current as it links with the 'Da Vinci code' and the theory of the Vitruvian man as put forward by Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519).

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