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Videos and lessons to help Grade 7 students understand that statistics can be used to gain information about a population by examining a sample of the population; generalizations about a population from a sample are valid only if the sample is representative of that population. Understand that random sampling tends to produce representative samples and support valid inferences.

Common Core: 7.SP.1

Suggested Learning Targets


  • I can explain how statistics about a sample can be used to describe a population.
  • I can explain what conditions need to be met for a sample to be a representation of a population.
  • I can explain that random sampling tends to produce representative samples and support valid inferences.
  • I can analyze whether a sample is representative of a population.

Related Topics:
Common Core for Grade 7

Common Core for Mathematics

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Sampling Methods and Preventing Bias.





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Simple Random Sampling
This video is intended to provide an understanding of the properties and applications of a simple random sample.



 

Random Sample
Simple Random Sample, Stratified Random Sample.





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