Nuffield Mathematics teaching resources are for use in secondary and further education

FSMQ Level 2 Data handling - original activities

These Nuffield  activities are needed for the AQA courses in Free-Standing Maths and Use of Maths but have not been revised by Nuffield. See also the revised activities.

Box and whisker plots Teacher contribution

How to to use a spreadsheet to draw up to four box and whisker plots.
Spreadsheet  

Crime regions

Students compare crime figures for their region with other regions.
Spreadsheet
  
Student and teacher notes Word
   Student and teacher notes pdf 

Draw histograms in Excel 2007 Teacher contribution

How to construct an accurate histogram and frequency polygon
Student and teacher notes Word
   Student and teacher notes pdf  

Draw line graphs in Excel

Activity showing students how to draw line and scatter graphs in Excel. Teacher notes included. Excel 2003 and 2007 versions available - updated November 2010.
Student and teacher notes Word for Excel 2003
  
Student and teacher notes pdf for Excel 2003
   
Student and teacher notes Word for Excel 2007 
  
Student and teacher notes pdf for Excel 2007 

Draw pie charts in Excel

How to draw a pie chart in Excel and change its appearance.

Student and teacher notes for Excel 2003 Word  
Student and teacher notes for Excel 2003 pdf  

Student and teacher notes for Excel 3007 Word
  
Student and teacher notes for Excel 2007 pdf
  

Interpreting curves

Discussion sheets and exercise on interpreting and sketching line graphs. Focuses on the shape of graphs.
Student and teacher notes Word
   Student and teacher notes pdf  

Pie charts

How to draw a pie chart by hand. Also includes practice exercise with real data. This can also be used as follow up to draw pie charts in Excel activity.
Student and teacher notes Word
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Safety on the roads

Graphs and charts for interpretation.
Student and teacher notes pdf only

Solar eclipse

Lots of data for discussion and suggestions for analysis. Optional use of spreadsheet. 
Spreadsheet
   
Student and teacher notes Word
   Student and teacher notes pdf 

Sports questionnaire responses

Set of 50 responses in questionnaire form and as a spreadsheet. Teacher notes include short exercises giving practice in statistical techniques.
Spreadsheet
    
Student and teacher notes Word
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