Resources for teaching statistics: Classroom Activities

Liz Halliday, the first female racing driver to win a leg of the British GT championship has a reaction time of 260 milliseconds. An average person reacts in 300 milliseconds. Students follow the PPDAC cycle to investigate their reaction times and answer the purposefully vague question, “How good are my reactions compared to other students?”.


Achievement Objectives

  • Level 4
    • S4-1Plan and conduct investigations using the statistical enquiry cycle
      • A determining appropriate variables and data collection methods
      • B gathering, sorting, and displaying multivariate category, measurement, and time-series data to detect patterns, variations, relationships, and trends
      • D communicating findings, using appropriate displays

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