Live Data

There are 366 different Starters of The Day, many to choose from. You will find below some starters on the topic of Live Data. A lesson starter does not have to be on the same topic as the main part of the lesson or the topic of the previous lesson. It is often very useful to revise or explore other concepts by using a starter based on a totally different area of Mathematics.

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Live Data Starters:

Absolutely Everyone

A choice of questions about the current world population which is constantly changing.

Weather Maths

Eight mathematical questions about the current weather and times in four cities around the world.

 

Exercises

A Show Of Hands

A Show Of Hands

Produce a number of graphs and charts from a quick show of hands.

Beginning with One

Beginning with One

Is it true that most numbers begin with the digit one? Think of numbers you see everyday and it is a surprising fact that so many of them begin with a one. Can you think why this is true?

Currency Conversion

Currency Conversion

Test your ability to convert from one currency to another with this self marking quiz.

First Impressions

First Impressions

This activity will collect data about your first impressions of some optical illusions. You can then analyse the data to come to your own conclusions.

Heptaphobia Research

Heptaphobia Research

Use written methods to answer ten arithmetic questions. When you have finished you will find the results of this amazing research.

Pin Drop

Pin Drop

Estimate the probability of a drawing pin landing point up from experimental data.

Plinko Probability

Plinko Probability

A simulation of a Quincunx (Galton Board) which can be used to create the bell shaped curve of the normal distribution.

Predictive Survey

Predictive Survey

An eight question survey collecting data for an amazing probability experiment.

Reaction Time

Reaction Time

When the numbers appear hit the correct button depending on whether the numbers are even or odd

Significance

Significance

A slide presentation showing how to use the chi-squared test to measure significance.

 

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