Euro 2012 Tally Chart Investigation By Chris Clements www.3to11maths.com
www.3to11maths.com <date> LO: To investigate and compare heights using tally charts.
www.3to11maths.com This is the England squad for Euro 2012. Under the name of each player is their height. In this lesson we will investigate the heights of the England squad, along with Spain, Germany and the Republic of Ireland.
www.3to11maths.com The average height of a man in the UK is approximately 1.75m Lionel Messi is probably the best player in the world at the moment he is 1.69 m tall. Do you think the best team will have the taller players? Does the height of a players make any difference? Discuss and Record Predictions Current World Rankings Spain = 1 Germany = 3 England = 6 Republic of Ireland = 18 May 2012 Spain won the World Cup 2010
Let’s put the heights into a tally chart and record the frequency. Remember there are 23 players in each squad. 3 3 2 4 What information can be drawn from the tally chart? 9 0 2 23 www.3to11maths.com
www.3to11maths.com • Challenge Kick Off • Record the heights of the players from Spain, Germany and England into tally charts • Write in the frequency for each group of heights • Check the total is 23 • What did you notice? • Was your prediction correct?
The final whistle goes… Results How did you get on? Did you record the information correctly? www.3to11maths.com
0 1 4 7 11 0 0 23 www.3to11maths.com
3 5 4 7 3 0 1 23 www.3to11maths.com
1 3 5 4 2 0 8 23 www.3to11maths.com
Results What did you find out? Were your predictions accurate? Do you think the results will be different for other teams in Euro 2012? www.3to11maths.com