In this data analysis activity, 6th graders read the definitions of biased samples and biased questions. They write a check next to each item in a list of 8 that contains bias.
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Assessment For The California Mathematics Standards Grade 6
Test your scholars' knowledge of a multitude of concepts with an assessment aligned to the California math standards. Using the exam, class members show what they know about the four operations, positive and negative numbers, statistics...
6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Surveys and Estimating Large Quantities
Looking for an estimation activity a bit more involved than the typical "guess the number of jellybeans in the jar" game? Here, learners use a picture to estimate the number of people at a large event, look for potential problems with...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Identify a Representative Sample
How do you know what kind of students to pick when taking a school sample? The narrator explains what is important when considering the sample needed to represent a population. Explain to your learners the difference between biased and...
5 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Understanding Biased Samples
Sometimes you think you are choosing an unbiased group to sample, but are you sure? This video shares two ways we choose biased samples and how to avoid those in the future. Your learners will see why convenience and voluntary-response...
6 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed