Eighth graders use goldfish crackers to simulate a capture-recapture method of data collection. They fill in a chart and determine the averages. They find the estimated population of fish and the actual population of fish based on the sample.
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Sustaining Our Ocean Resources
Lead young scientists on an investigation of fishery practices with the final installment of this four-part unit. Using a PowerPoint presentation and hands-on simulation, this instructional activity engages children in learning how fish...
3rd - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Statistics-Investigate Patterns of Association in Bivariate Data
Young mathematicians construct and analyze patterns of association in bivariate data using scatter plots and linear models. The sixth chapter of a 10-part eighth grade workbook series then prompts class members to construct and interpret...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Activity to Show Sample Population and Bias
There is bias in many aspects of our lives, and math is no exception! Learners explore provided data to understand the meaning of biased and random samples. The resource includes various data sets from the same population, and...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review See How They Run!: The 100 Meter Dash
Are you as fast as Usain Bolt? Class members time each other running the 100-meter dash, then analyze the data using different graphical representations. They then draw conclusions by comparing different sample sets and seeing how they...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed