# Articles

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Showing 9 results from a total of 9

| Issue 65

### Eurostat’s Education corner: your key to European statistics

Use the Education corner on the Eurostat website to bring real-life data to your class and teach your students about statistics.

Ages: 11-14, 16-19, 14-16, <11;
Topics: General science, Mathematics, Resources, Science and society, Sustainability

| Issue 52

### Clinical trials count on more than statistics

The rush to find treatments for COVID-19 led to a badly flawed clinical trial influencing medical treatment worldwide. What went wrong?

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: General science

| Issue 50

### Grow your own statistical data

Would your students prefer to grow edible crops or wrangle with statistics? Here’s a way to combine these activities in a real-world application of statistical analysis.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Mathematics

| Issue 47

### Fantastic feats: magic with money

You’ll need to put your money on the table for this batch of tricks, then use your scientific knowledge to make ‘cents’ of what happens!

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Engineering

| Issue 32

### Ebola in numbers: using mathematics to tackle epidemics

Discovering how infectious diseases spread may seem purely a matter for medical science – but taking a close look at the numbers can also tell us a great deal.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Mathematics, Biology, Health

| Issue 26

### The genetics of obesity: a lab activity

Around 1.5 billion people worldwide are overweight or obese. Are we just eating too much or can we blame our genes? Here’s how to investigate the genetics of obesity in the classroom.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health

| Issue 16

### Evaluating a medical treatment

Sarah Garner and Rachel Thomas consider why well-designed and properly analysed experiments are so important when testing how effective a medical treatment is.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Mathematics, Biology

| Issue 14

### Spectrometry at school: hands-on experiments

Nataša Gros, Tim Harrison, Irena Štrumbelj Drusany and Alma Kapun Dolinar introduce a selection of experiments with a simple spectrometer designed especially for schools – and give details of how to perform one of the activities.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry

| Issue 5

### Damn lies

Do you have more than the average number of ears? Is your salary lower than average? When will the next bus arrive? Ben Parker attempts to convince us of the value of statistics – when used correctly.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Mathematics