**This is a discussion activity which can be used to encourage pupils to look at statistical diagrams critically.**Pupils then use a spreadsheet or graphing software to create new diagrams which better represent the data.

Year 8 Objectives covered:

- Interpret tables, graphs and diagrams for discrete and continuous data, relating summary statistics and findings to the questions being explored

- Interpret graphs and diagrams and make inferences to support or cast doubt on initial conjectures
- Have a basic understanding of correlation

You may find it helpful to look at the activity and teaching notes with a colleague and think about how they can be used or adapted for your pupils: for example, you could replace the data about Steven Gerrard with other data from newspapers and magazines.

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