Create a short film demonstrating the understanding of some element of basic statistics and how they apply to the real world.
Commentate on sports footage, explaining what the different statistics actually mean. (For example, if we say that the Reds beat the Blues 75% of the time when it's raining, and 60% of the time when it's not raining, what can we actually predict about the outcome of the next game if there's a 25% chance of rain?)
Take a statistic such as x% of people in such a demographic exhibit such a trait, and then show how that can be an effect of other factors rather than or as well as the most obvious one. (For example, x% of Latinos go to college, but the wider picture is that y% of people in these socio-economic groups go to college, and z% of Latinos are in that group.)
You could show that a particular activity "doubles your risk of getting cancer", and show how that actually means your risk is increased from x% to 2x%, which may still be very low.
Intersperse the presentation with still images and video if appropriate. You could do this as a studio presentation or lecture, and display the images on a screen behind the presenter, or else you can make the images go full-screen.
Add extra content on-screen by using text to complement what you're saying.
Add appropriate background music to create atmosphere, and ensure you have a striking title sequence.
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