Lesson ideas for ‘Big Picture: Number Crunching’
Use this issue in your classroom
Exploring In the Zone data
Real physiology data from students including heart rate, lung volume and number of squats managed in a minute. Use the data to answer the questions provided (answers are also provided for teachers).
Shows how to run a statistical test to investigate whether taking vitamin C tablets affects the chance of people getting a cold.
Histograms PPT slides
This presentation illustrates how to (and how not to) present data as a histogram.
Students doing the Extended Project Qualification or other research projects may be interested in following up on these ideas within ‘Big Picture: Number Crunching’.