# Sampling (DS4): HSS.ID.A.2

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Students will explore samples and statistics using real world data. They will take multiple samples from a roughly normally distributed population and observe that the samples statistics are normally distributed with a mean close to the population mean. This mission is aligned with Common Core State Standards: HSS.ID.A.2.

The fun stuff:
Candies, NBA players and sodas! But especially candies--the kids will take samples of candies in order to build a roughly normal distribution. Yum! Tasty treats with profound implications for student understanding of statistics.

The zip file includes:
★The mission. (12 pages).
★A two-page Quick Start guide for teachers. Detailed and helpful!

The mission includes:
•A review of statistics vs. parameters, samples vs. populations.
•Student experiment with sampling candies, dot plot of ratios of one color.
•Standard deviation. Graphs of distributions as sample size increases.
•NBA height distributions, sugar in soda sample distributions.

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3 Days

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