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Using Statistics in A Level Geography
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Using Statistics in A Level Geography

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A forty page book designed to show A Level Geography students how they can use statistics in geographical research, and especially in their NEA (Independent Investigation). The guide contains information on how students might choose a particular statistical test and then goes into detail about twelve of the most commonly used tests. For each statistical test there is a section which: - describes how the statistical test works - gives a range of examples of research angles that might use that statistical test - provides a step-by step guide, showing students how to carry out that particular statistical test through a worked example Where necessary, significance tables or critical value tables are also included.
Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient
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Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient

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A guide to using the Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient in geographical research. The guide includes suggested areas where this statistical test could be used as well as a fully worked example for students to follow. For more resources visit www.theislandgeographer.co.uk
Student's T Test
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Student's T Test

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A comprehensive guide to a commonly used statistical test in geography. The requirements and theory behind the test are clearly explained and step-by step instructions are given to allow students to complete the test themselves. A worked example shows how the test can be used to analyse beach sediment size in two locations. For more resources go to www.theislandgeographer.co.uk
How to draw a field sketch
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How to draw a field sketch

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A guide for students highlighting the main elements of a field sketch, how to make them a valuable tool in data presentation, and common mistakes they will want to avoid. Included is a field sketch template for students to use in the field and a presentation teaching students the main ideas. For more resources visit www.theislandgeographer.co.uk
Simpson's Diversity Index
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Simpson's Diversity Index

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A guide teaching students how to complete a Simpson’s Diversity Index. The guide comes with a variety of scenarios in geography that could use this statistical test as well as a fully worked example. For more resources visit www.theislandgeographer.co.uk
Standard Deviation
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Standard Deviation

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A guide to calculating the Standard Deviation of different data samples. The guide includes a worked geographical data set and other examples of geographical research where the calculation could be used. For more resources go to www.theislandgeographer.co.uk
Spearman's Rank Correlation Coefficient
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Spearman's Rank Correlation Coefficient

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A comprehensive guide to one of the most commonly used statistical tests in geography. As well as highlighting the value of Spearman’s Rank and the parameters needed for its correct use, this guide also provides a step-by-step set of instructions and a worked example showing how it can be used to analyse questionnaire data. For more resources go to www.theislandgeographer.co.uk
Mann Whitney U Test
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Mann Whitney U Test

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A comprehensive guide to one of the more commonly used statistical tests in geography. As well as highlighting the benefits of the Mann Whitney U Test and the parameters needed for its correct use, this guide also provides a step-by-step set of instructions and a worked example showing how it can be used to analyse favourability scores. For more resources visit www.theislandgeographer.co.uk
Interquartile Ranges
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Interquartile Ranges

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A student guide to this simple statistical test. This worksheet gives examples of a variety of geographical investigations which can use interquartile ranges as well as a fully worked example for students to follow. For more resources visit www.theislandgeographer.co.uk
Chi Squared Test
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Chi Squared Test

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A comprehensive guide to one of the more commonly used statistical tests in geography. As well as highlighting the strengths of Chi Squared and the parameters needed for its correct use, this guide also provides a step-by-step set of instructions and a worked example showing how it can be used to analyse questionnaire data. For more resources go to www.theislandgeographer.co.uk
Location Quotients
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Location Quotients

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A student guide to this simple statistical test. The worksheet gives examples of geographical investigations in which one can use location quotients as well as a fully worked example for students to follow. For more resources visit www.theislandgeographer.co.uk
Independent working checklist
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Independent working checklist

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A worksheet designed to support students in becoming more independent as they start and complete their NEA. Students are asked to complete a checklist of activities to show that they have worked independently during their research. For more resources, visit www.theislandgeographer.co.uk
Lorenz Curves
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Lorenz Curves

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A student guide to Lorenz Curves - what they are, how they could be used in geographical research and how to calculate them. The worksheet includes a step-by-step guide and worked example. For more resources visit www.theislandgeographer.co.uk
Choosing a Statistical Test
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Choosing a Statistical Test

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This worksheet is useful for A Level students faced with choosing an appropriate statistical test to use in the data analysis section of their Independent Investigation (NEA). It highlights the importance of understanding the type of data one has before choosing a test and demonstrates the parameters required by eleven of the most common tests. For more resources go to www.theislandgeographer.co.uk
How to Complete a Methodology Table
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How to Complete a Methodology Table

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A guide for students highlighting how to complete a method table - now seen as an essential part of any write up of field work data collection. The guide shows students how to gain the most from the methodology table as well as common mistakes they will want to avoid. Included is a methodology table template for students to use and a presentation teaching students the main ideas. For more resources visit www.theislandgeographer.co.uk