Category Archives: Grade 9 to 12

Recycling in Canada

How does your class compare with Canadian households in terms of environmental responsibility? Analyse data on recycling by province and recommend ways to improve waste management practices. Continue reading Continue reading

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Worksheets for analysing class data

Use these paper and pencil activities with class data to calculate measures of central tendency, create frequency tables and graphs, make extrapolations and explore correlations. Continue reading Continue reading

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The Vitruvian theory-does it apply to you?

Verify the famous theory illustrated by Leonardo Da Vinci-that armspan is equal to height-for a sample of students from your class. Continue reading Continue reading

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Relationships between variables

Does a relationship exist between two variables? Discover how the answer to this question is affected by the size and controlled variables of the sample you choose to investigate. Continue reading Continue reading

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Role models and heroes

These activities on the study of heroes can apply to thematic units, social studies or history, as well as the development of language and critical thinking skills. Continue reading Continue reading

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Data management activities using analytical software

Explore linear functions and discover the effect of sample size on data analysis Continue reading Continue reading

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Investigating sampling and confidence intervals

Examine techniques that allow us to draw reasonable conclusions about a population from a sample and compute confidence intervals. Continue reading Continue reading

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Where does the time go?

Analyse time-use data and determine students’ most popular activities. Continue reading Continue reading

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Body and Mind

See the effect of hidden variables on the analysis of different hypotheses. Continue reading Continue reading

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Talking feet

Is there a relationship between foot size and height? Create scatter graphs and determine the lines of best fit using two different methods, with and without technology. Continue reading Continue reading

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