Planning an Investigation – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on Planning an Investigation that looks at how to specify a question and design a statistical investigation to answer it. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To be able to specify problems and plan statistical investigations.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher or foundation tier students. It could also be used with Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Planning an Investigation’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Student Worksheet on Planning an Investigation
  • Statistics Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the first lesson in the ‘Statistics & Sampling’ unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: