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Something Fishy (Statistics)

Middle schoolers are introduced to a problem involving an environmental issue. They are introduced to the capture-recapture method which involves capturing fish, tagging them, returning them and recapturing another sample. Pupils work in groups take samples and record the number of tagged fish and the total number of fish.

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6th - 8th
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45 mins
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