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May 112013
 

In May 2013 global levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere passed the milestone of 400 parts per million. This exercise will challenge your maths and help you understand why this is so important.

 

Apr 172013
 

Watch the video on Income Inequality then see if you can answer the questions.

Oct 052012
 

How many nurses could be employed with the money given in bonuses to RBS bankers? You can work it out here!

Jul 252012
 

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.”

Mar 262012
 

 

This is the first in a series of Functional Skills resources about climate change and what the Government could do about it.

A million Climate Jobs