What is "Decipher my data!"?
Decipher my data! was born out of the
idea that students benefit from performing real science using real
data in the classroom. Students and teachers become scientists
working alongside leading researchers on scientific studies to
produce better results than either could achieve on their own.
Help epidemiologist Dr Rob
Aldridge find if school absence data can detect flu peaks
Enter data online, analyse graphs and time trends comparing your
data to national school data and national indicators of flu. Then
report your findings and contribute to a genuine peer reviewed
Why take part?
Introduce your students to types of variables, relationships and
reliability issues, all using your own real data! Being involved
from start to finish, students understand the scientific process
first-hand. They contribute to real scientific research and learn
how scientists communicate their ideas.
Data collected between Sept 2011
and March 2012 (c) Decipher my data!
How do we get involved?
It's FREE to take part! The project is open for
secondary schools in England only. Click the link below and follow
the instructions to get entering and analysing data from
Get started here: http://flu.deciphermydata.org.uk/