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Using Sample Data to Compare the Means of Two or More Populations
7th CCSS: Designed
Determine whether there is a difference between two grades. Teams generate random samples of two grade levels of individuals. Groups use the mean absolute deviation to determine whether there is a meaningful difference between the...
Defusing the Population Bomb
8 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
With a human population of 7.6 billion and counting, how do we tackle the population problem? Examine the data using a video from an extensive science playlist. The resource explains why the human population began to increase rapidly,...
Make Inferences About a Population by Analyzing Random Samples
6 mins 5th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Making an inference based on a sample is a great skill your learners will practice during this lesson. The narrator explains common mistakes when making an inference based on a sample, and why they may not represent the population...
Populations, Samples, and Generalizing from a Sample to a Population
7th CCSS: Designed
Determine the difference between a sample statistic and a population characteristic. Pupils learn about populations and samples in the 14th portion in a unit of 25. Individuals calculate information directly from populations called...
Using Sample Data to Estimate a Population Characteristic
10th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How many of the pupils at your school think selling soda would be a good idea? Show learners how to develop a study to answer questions like these! The lesson explores the meaning of a population versus a sample and how to interpret the...
An Introduction to Thomas Malthus' An Essay on the Principle of Population
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can human population ever exceed its ability to produce food? High schoolers watch a short overview of Thomas Malthus's An Essay on the Principle of Population to learn more about the subsistence level of the human population, and how...