A project that guides students to investigate Edexcel’s Large Data Set using Google Sheets and Desmos, for homework or in a computer room. The project includes a series or tutorial videos that teach students: why we use the data set what’s in the data set how to navigate the spreadsheet how to calculate Pearson’s Correlation Coefficient in Google Sheets how to draw scatter graphs in Google Sheets how to calculate summary statistics in Desmos how to draw boxplots in Desmos how to draw histograms in Desmos It then instructs students to investigate a question about the data and put their analysis together into a document to submit. Initially developed during lockdown for students to do at home. Available to download as a pdf or docx.
A resource suitable for 1-5 lessons for homework or in a computer room. Students use Desmos to recreate some lovely graph patterns, developing their understanding of types of graphs/equations (ellipses, cubics and reciprocals in particular) and how to transform them. Initially developed during lockdown for Year 11 and Year 12 students at home. Downloadable as pdf or docx.