7.SP.A.1

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.

 
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7th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How many tomatoes are on your tree? Students will do a simulation of random sampling to calculate the average number of tomatoes on each tree in a crop.

 
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7th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Want to know how many of your friends you can predict to be at the next dance? Make sure you use an unbiased sample to make your prediction!

 
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6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How can the wording of a question influence how people respond? Students learn about biased and unbiased questions, revise the questions they create in the previous lesson, and agree on procedures for administering the survey.

 
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7th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why utilize random sampling? To make predictions, of course! This lesson takes the idea of random sampling and applies it to the real world.

 
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End of Grade Review - Statistics and Probability

7th Grade Math » Unit: Culminating Unit: End of Grade Review
7th Grade Math » Unit: Culminating Unit: End of Grade Review
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

You can’t leave 7th grade without……more prob and stats!

 
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Sampling and Predictions Review - Are you biased?

7th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
7th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Are you calling me biased? Students will work through scenarios to determine the type of sampling used and make predictions when possible.

 
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Sampling and Predictions - Time to Test!

7th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
7th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

See the fruits of your labor! Students will demonstrate their abilities to determine if a sample is biased or unbiased and make predictions.

 
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Comparing Distributions

7th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics and Probability
7th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics and Probability
Yazmin Chavira MTP
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

students discuss random samples and compare data using measures of center in line plots and stem and leaf plots

 
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Quiz + The Language of Probability

7th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics and Probability
7th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics and Probability
Yazmin Chavira MTP
Environment: Urban
 
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Students take a quiz and then complete notes and classwork to introduce probability

 
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day 129 quiz probability intro
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