How do we make sense of large amounts of information? This is the essential task of statistics, and two main methods present themselves: To use statistical calculations to reduce large amounts of data to small amounts of data, OR to view the information graphically.
In this activity, we use the statistical tools available to organise, to represent, and to seek to draw some conclusions from information about 25 countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Before the Activity
Distribute the attached student TNS file and worksheet document to students.