- From your local newspaper collect a week of weather maps
similar to those shown here. Cut them out and create a "flip
book". Describe how change is observed from the representations
- For the data here, what is the range of maximum temperatures
for the week in Hobart? Launceston? Burnie? Strahan? St. Helens?
Swansea? Which shows the greatest variability over the week?
How would you define "variability" in this context?
- What is the best measure of average maximum temperature for
each of the towns for the week? How would you describe the average
maximum temperature for Tasmania for the week?
Where to next?
Index - Related
Index - Data
- Numeracy in the News