Age range: 14-16
Duration: 0 - 29 mins
  • Maths

Data logging - difference calculations

Make calculations and apply formulas to a spreadsheet of data

Data logging devices allow public buildings to monitor the number of visitors that are in the building at any one time. This may be essential for fire safety regulations or to prevent various areas from getting over crowded.

Activity info, teachers' notes and curriculum links

An engaging activity in which students will use the data logger to determine the number of visitors at any one time to an aquarium.

The activity sheet includes teacher notes, guidance, useful web links, and links (where appropriate) to the national curriculum in each of the four devolved UK nations; England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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Activity overview

Data logging activity description, teachers' notes and curriculum links.



Use the data logger to estimate the number of visitors to an aquarium.

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