Statistics Games

A collection of Statistics games…

Guess the Correlation

Guess the Correlation – Omar Wagih

From Cambridge PhD student, Omar Wagih ‘Guess the Correlation‘, a rather addictive game with a purpose – Omar Wagih is collecting the data on the guesses collected and using it to analyse how we perceive correlations in scatter plots. Select About to read the rules and further details.

Statistics New Zealand - Statistics & Probability Games

Statistics New Zealand – Statistics & Probability Games

From Statistics New Zealand, come several interactives for Probability and Statistics. Each resource is accompanied by teachers’ notes. These interactives are part of Schools Corner which also includes activities and resources.

Try Party Time Demo from to look at examples of biased and unbiased questions.

Science Kids

Science Kids

For early Probability and Statistics, see Statistics (at the bottom of the page) on Science Kids.



Monty Hall - Shodor

Advanced Monty Hall – Shodor

Try the Monty Hall problem on the Shodor site.

Tangrams handout

For a rather sophisticated use of games in the Statistics classroom for older students, see the Minitab Blog on Using Games to Teach Statistics. The Tangram Game and further details can be found here. Further activities are available under Activities and Game-Based Labs.