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This lesson plan is perfect for introducing students to the different types of sampling methods. Students are tasked with helping find the mean fish size in a pond by taking different types of samples. Included are fish squares students can actually measure (cm) as well as dot plots for students to see the distribution of data from each type of sample.
This pdf goes over:
-Census, Population, Sample, 15-Second Sample, Judgmental Sample, SRS (simple random sample), Stratified Sample, Cluster Sample, Systematic Sample, Inference, Types of Bias including undercoverage and nonresponse
-17 pages of notes that include several activities
-6 dot plot graphs for students to place their average from that specific sample
-1 page printout of fish in color for finding size
-2 pages of squares for inference activity
-Answer keys to ALL activities and notes
This pdf was made with AP Statistics students in mind with AP tips and reminders on multiple sheets. These reminders are also good for regular statistics students as well as a reminder for tests or quizzes.