DataNation is a fantastic resource which combines official 2011 census data with authoritative Ordnance Survey maps. You can investigate local socio-ecomic conditions, view, analyse and personalise this data to engender critical thinking. Use DataNation to:
  • Involve students in collecting data about themselves and improve understanding of a data gathering process, its purpose and benefits to society
  • Foster a positive attitude to numbers and statistics through using real data that is of interest to students
  • Enhance the process of statistical enquiry across the curriculum
  • Encourage effective Information and Communication Technology (ICT) teaching and learning
  • Provide access to large and meaningful real data sets
  • Make comparisons between different parts of the country and seek to explain
  • Use your own data, visualise and interpret