## 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

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

Extension:
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.

1. Statistics are are used to solve problems like poverty or court cases in real life.

2. Statistics are used to solve and identify causes of global warming

3. Statistics is used in scientific studies to confirm the predictions made by the scientists.

From the video identify one key area that Statistics is used in the real world. Post you answer under comment.
One key area is where the calculations of surveys and tests.They are also used in court cases and in many other ways.

5. Statistics are used to find out how polluted an area is, or used to solve problems like poverty

6. Statistics are used to press opinions in...like court cases etc.

7. Statistics can be used to solve real world problems and can also help people when in trouble

8. Statistics are used to see the condition of different places in real life.

9. Statics are used to offer women jobs , save the lives of animals and decrease pollution.

10. It is used to gather data as evidence to help improve things like welfare.

11. To help the people. Medicinal purposes. The data used to observe the growth rate of the child. If the growth rate compared to a normal child's growth rate differs greatly, the child would have to go under medication.

12. Statistics are used to measure pollution or damage done in places, and to see if that is getting worse

13. Statistics are used in the real world to collect data for the nation to create laws and policies.

14. Statistics are used to measure the reliability of the spacecraft

15. Statistics can be used to test the amount of pollution and to find correcr details for surveys

16. Statistics are used to save animals and help children who have stunted growth with medicine.

17. Statistics can be used to measure the effectiveness of a certain medicine or product.

18. Statistics can be used to Solve Problems or an be used to measure certain things

19. Statistics can be used to collect information about the nation's welfare

20. Hi guys,

Tank you for the input - amazed by the insights penned by all.

As you know the Singapore General Election is coming - you may want to see some statistical information on past election
http://www.singapore-elections.com/

21. Statistics can be used to solve and identify causes of global warming.