## Reflection: Student Led Inquiry Estimating Population Percentages - It is all normal - Section 4: Our City Statistics Project: Focus on Question and Hypothesis

When initially teaching the Our City Statistics Project, I let students frame their own research question as a means to provide choice and to increase student ownership. In looking back on the project, the process of identifying an areas of interest framed excellent opportunities for student led inquiry due to the engagement and motivation.

Developing a Research Question
Student Led Inquiry: Developing a Research Question

# Estimating Population Percentages - It is all normal

Unit 8: Our City Statistics: Who We Are and Where We are Going
Lesson 3 of 10

## Big Idea: Students will apply their knowledge of measures of center and spread to estimate population percentages in different contexts!

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Math, Algebra, Statistics, Measurement and Methods, standard deviation, Common Core, master teacher project, population percentages, normal distribution, 9th grade
90 minutes

### Jason Colombino

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