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Population Sampling: Mark and Recapture Lab

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Engaging science lab that allows students to discover using the mark and recapture method of population sampling by actually doing it! Students enjoy the hands on activity and love that they are able to eat the crackers at the end!

Complete teacher and student directions included. Very little prep involved for the teacher - just putting fishy crackers in bags. The students do the rest!

Lab handout complete with student directions, data table, and conclusion questions is ready to print immediately.

Supplies needed: paper lunch sacks, fishy/animal crackers, and food coloring markers.

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LICENSING TERMS: This purchase includes a license for one teacher only for personal use in their classroom. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are a coach, principal, or district interested in transferable licenses to accommodate yearly staff changes, please contact me at themathdetective@gmail.com.

COPYRIGHT TERMS: Copyright 2017 Kristine Vasher (The Math Detective). This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives, unless the site is password protected and can only be accessed by students.
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45 minutes
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