Tag: statistics

Measuring Worth


Measuring Worth is a fantastic online application which aims to give a modern day value to sums of money from the past. For example, how much was £20 worth in 1760? Even for someone with an understanding of economic concepts such as inflation and …

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The Numbers Behind China


Interesting facts about China, focusing on industrial output, food production and consumption, and military capability. As this piece is presented from a US perspective, it can be interesting for students to consider how bias comes into play when using statistics to tell a story. …

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Global Rich List


This tool seems to be a typical “look how many rich people there are” list. However; it actually makes you realise how much money you have in comparison to the massive number of people living in abject poverty.…

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SurveyMonkey is a free, easy-to-use, online survey tool. Teachers can use this to get feedback from students and parents. Students can use this to obtain raw data for projects. Use this lesson plan to incorporate SurveyMonkey (or any similar too) into a lesson on …

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Wappalyzer is a Firefox addon that tells you what, if any, content management system has been used to create the website you are currently viewing. This saves hunting through source code looking for keywords when you find a site you like and wish to …

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Swivel is an online system for creatively and collaboratively working with data.…

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