When you’ve watched the video try these questions.
This is one in a large series of short videos from NCETM showing how people use maths at work. See the others here.
Obesity is still increasing in South Yorkshire. Do the maths, then go and get some exercise!
Interesting news today that the NHS want to introduce standardised health charts to monitor patients pulse, temperature, blood pressure, breathing rate, level of consciousness, and oxygen saturation. Apparently each hospital currently has its own chart, leading to confusion when staff move between hospitals.
Here is some of the coverage.
If ever there was a good example of “Functional Maths”, this is it! Everyone should have a basic understanding of these charts.
Maths with Graham would like to be able to access the video on the learning portal which explains how to use this chart, but searches haven’t yet managed to find it. Please let me know if you have the link.
Here is an excellent video that shows how statistics have shaped our world. How they have been used to show smoking causes causes lung cancer, to translate languages and even to understand our feelings.
The Joy of Stats
According to Vimeo
“Documentary which takes viewers on a rollercoaster ride through the wonderful world of statistics to explore the remarkable power they have to change our understanding of the world, presented by superstar boffin Professor Hans Rosling, whose eye-opening, mind-expanding and funny online lectures have made him an international internet legend.”
Here is a Functional Skills exercise about missed dentist appointments.