Reflection: Discourse and Questioning Biased versus Unbiased Samples - What does your sample represent? - Section 2: Explore

 

Again, this is a fun lesson.  In math I find that I never really have a chance to have good back and forth discussion with kids as much as other subjects.  However, this lesson is all about conversation! 

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Biased versus Unbiased Samples - What does your sample represent?

Unit 10: Statistics
Lesson 7 of 10

Objective: Students will be able to distinguish between biased and unbiased samples, and check the validity of conclusions.

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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