Reflection: Joy Random Sampling - How do you make sure your sample is random? - Section 2: Explore


This is one of my favorite lessons of the entire year!  I have to say when we adopted this part of the curriculum I was nervous!! I had never taught statistics before and was not sure how it would go.  However, this has become my favorite unit after only teaching it for two years.  The kids really get into the material, and they constantly refer back to the farmer and his lazy wife!!

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Random Sampling - How do you make sure your sample is random?

Unit 10: Statistics
Lesson 6 of 10

Objective: Students will be able to conduct a random sampling simuation.

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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