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National Curriculum: Statistics - Year 5 - Activities

Created on 25 October 2013 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 17 January 2014 by ncetm_administrator


Programmes of study statements Activities
solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in a line graph     bullet
complete, read and interpret information in tables, including timetables bullet bullet  

Activity A - If the world were a village

There is a video available about this activity

Imagine the world’s population shrunk to just 100 people. How many people would be European? How many would own a car? This activity explores the wide range of data available and considers how best to present it.

world village

Activity B – Presenting the project

A good quality, engaging activity requiring the children to use their reasoning skills whilst reading a range of data charts and diagrams. Can they work out whose birthday it is?

birthday cake

Activity C – The mathematics of Mountains

Some lovely ideas from the NCETM Primary magazine to create and interpret data from line graphs, using nature as inspiration.

Useful Resources

  • Real life examples of timetables
  • Rulers
  • Dice
  • Access to a variety of data

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27 November 2018 19:49
I found a more up to date version:

By Digger42
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02 March 2014 20:13
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6eTr4ldDYg I used this video instead.
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