Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Data Handling (post elearning)

courtesy of Ms Loh and edited by Mr Johari

From the Bus Survey Project, we learnt how to gather real world data, make sense out of it by analysing the patterns and (we will) eventually make suggestions/recommendations based on data.

In the following video clip, we will learn how data (in the study of Statistics) has enabled mankind to make big and small decisions, that either impact the individuals or the bigger community.

Look out for the following key segments in Data Handling:

  1. Describing Data
  2. Producing Data
  3. Conclusions from Data

You may also click here to view the videoclip

Leading Question:
From the video identify one key area that Statistics is used in the real world. Post you answer under comment.

The projection of the World Population in the past, present and future.
Source: Hans Rosling's 200 Centuries, 200 years, 4 minutes - The Joy off Stats - BBC Four.

Click here to study how statistics is used to study population pattern in the world and how the world is affected by this.

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