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61 resources with the concept population data

EngageNY

EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 5: Statistics and Probability

For Teachers 7th Standards
Seventh-grade mathematicians build an understanding of basic probability in a comprehensive 23-lesson unit. Starting with the calculation of probabilities in simple contexts, students go on to explore probability distributions and learn...
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Population Dynamics

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Will human population growth always be exponential, or will we find a limiting factor we can't avoid? Young scientists learn about both exponential and logistic growth models in various animal populations. They use case studies to...
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Population Variation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Tasmanian devils are scavengers who eat dead animals including the bones and fur. A video begins with cancer in Tasmanian devils to demonstrate the importance of genetic variation. Then examples such as the black-footed ferret and AIDS...
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Feeding the World

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using technology, pupils find an exponential function to model the population growth of the US. With more information, learners derive the population growth formula for the world. Ultimately, they determine the amount of protein needed...
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Human Populations

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do populations grow and change? Scholars define demographics and identify trends in human population growth and learn how to make predictions about population size based on data analysis. Learners then explore the concepts of age...
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Introductory Statistics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Statistically speaking, the content covers several grades. Featuring all of the statistics typically covered in a college-level Statistics course, the expansive content spans from sixth grade on up to high school. Material comes from a...
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People and Places

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Graph growth in the US. Given population and area data for the United States for a period of 200 years, class members create graphs to interpret the growth over time. Graphs include population, area, population density, and population...
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Understanding Populations

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do populations interact with one another? Identify the different types of interactions and how population sizes fluctuate and affect one another using an interesting PowerPoint presentation. Learners explore real-world examples of...
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2008 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
To know what is on the test would be great. The six free-response question from the second form of the 2008 AP® Statistics gives pupils an insight into the format and general content of the exam. Each question requires the test taker to...
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Understanding and Predicting Changes in Population Size – Exponential and Logistic Population Growth Models vs. Complex Reality

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Salmonella poisoning impacts over 200,000 people in the United States each year. Scholars learn about the growth of these bacteria using multiple approaches. Then they apply the same growth calculations to endangered species and think...
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2017 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How have urban planners tried to attract people to cities? What can be done about booming birth rates in some parts of the world? How does a country's political structure affect the well being of its people? Scholars investigate these...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math – Claim 4

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the appropriate model? Sample problems show the extent of the Smarter Balanced assessments Claim 4, Modeling and Data Analysis. Items provide pupils the opportunity to use mathematical modeling to arrive at a reasonable answer....
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Where Do We Grow from Here?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know that the population is expected to grow to 11 billion by 2100? The resource serves final installment in a six-part series on the global population and its effects. Scholars interpret data from the United Nations about the...
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The Peopling of Our Planet

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How many people live on the planet, anyway? The first resource in a six-part series covers the topic of the world population. Scholars work in groups to conduct research and make population posters after learning about the global...
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Attack of the Aphids!

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Insects threaten the food production industry, and aphids are one of the big players! Analyzing data of aphid populations gives insight into their behaviors. Learners model the population data of an uninhibited population with an...
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The Ups and Downs of Populations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As the reality of population decline across many species becomes real, pupils learn about the variables related to changes in populations. They complete a simulation of population changes and graph the results, then discuss limiting...
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Tracking Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What's that buzzing in your ear? An insightful lesson about genetically modified mosquitoes! Partnered pupils explore the creation, release, and monitoring of mosquitoes designed to reduce the mosquito population. After watching a video,...
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The Ups and Downs of Populations

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Life has its ups and downs ... especially if you're an animal! Biology scholars engage in a population study through an inquiry-based lesson. Pupils work together to explore the factors that affect deer populations, then examine the...
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Coefficient of Variation: Diverse Populations

For Students 9th - 12th
What is the height of school clubs? Learners use sliders to calculate the coefficient of variation for three different school groups. Using the calculations, class members compare the variation in the heights of the groups.
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Counting FishStix

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How do we count the fish in the ocean? An engaging lesson plan models how to estimate fish populations with observational surveys. Class members begin by studying the behavior of fish on the coral reef in the oceans. They then become the...
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Using Sample Data to Compare the Means of Two or More Populations

For Teachers 7th Standards
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...
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Why Worry About Sampling Variability?

For Teachers 7th Standards
Are the means the same or not? Groups create samples from a bag of numbers and calculate the sample means. Using the sample means as an estimate for the population mean, scholars try to determine whether the difference is real or not.
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Understanding Variability When Estimating a Population Proportion

For Teachers 7th Standards
Estimate the proportion in a population using sampling. The 20th installment in a series of 25 introduces how to determine proportions of categorical data within a population. Groups take random samples from a bag of cubes to determine...
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Sampling Variability

For Teachers 7th Standards
Work it out — find the average time clients spend at a gym. Pupils use a table of random digits to collect a sample of times fitness buffs are working out. The scholars use their random sample to calculate an estimate of the mean of the...