Handling Data KS2 Maths. Improve children's handling data skills with these links to fun Maths learning activities. Suitable for ages 8-11 years, Key Stage 2. Perfect for the classroom or to reinforce skills at home.
Create A Graph Interactive
Here you will find five different graphs and charts for you to consider. Not sure about which graph to use? Confused between bar graphs and pie charts? Read our: Create A Graph Tutorial.
Data Handling And Interpretation Text
A demonstration on how to collect data about favourite flavours of ice cream and organise the data into a block graph. How can we find out which is the most popular ice cream flavour? We could try asking the question 'Do you like ice cream?' but is this a suitable question? If not, why not? We must ask the right questions to get the right data.
Finding The Modal Number Video
An introduction to the concept of mode with a practical demonstration. Children are playing a 'horse racing game' involving counters and dice. After each roll of the dice, the corresponding 'horse' is moved up the board. At the end of the game the winner is identified as the modal number - the number that occurred most frequently.
Interpreting Data Lesson Plan
Objective: To draw and interpret a bar graph based on grouped data. Uses various resources from the BBC.
Mean, Median, Mode Video
Quiff, Boot and Genie are locked in a room and have to find the mean number of eyes in the jars. They explain what the mean, median and mode are, and demonstrate how to work out the mean.
Probability or chance is how likely something is to happen. If something has a low probability, it is unlikely to happen. If something has a high probability, it is likely to happen.