7.SP.2 Draw inferences about a population and understand variability (ADV)

Posted: March 25, 2014 in Advance

7.SP.2 – Use data from a random sample to draw inferences about a population with an unknown characteristic of interest. Generate multiple samples (or simulated samples) of the same size to gauge the variation in estimates or predictions.

  1. Make inferences about a population by analyzing random samples

    Make inferences about a population by analyzing random samples

    COMMON CORE: 7.SP.2| BY: MARIAN JAMIESON

    In this lesson you will learn how to make inferences about a population with an unknown characteristic by analyzing random samples.

  2. Use proportional reasoning to make estimates about a population

    Use proportional reasoning to make estimates about a population

    COMMON CORE: 7.SP.2| BY: MARIAN JAMIESON

    In this lesson you will learn how to make estimates about a population with an unknown characteristic by using proportional reasoning.

  3. Assess whether an inference is valid by analyzing data

    Assess whether an inference is valid by analyzing data

    COMMON CORE: 7.SP.2| BY: MARIAN JAMIESON

    In this lesson you will learn to test whether an inference is valid by analyzing data from multiple samples.

  4. Make estimates about a population using the mean of multiple samples

    Make estimates about a population using the mean of multiple samples

    COMMON CORE: 7.SP.2| BY: MARIAN JAMIESON

    In this lesson you will learn how to make estimates about a population with an unknown characteristic by using the mean of multiple samples.

     

    Isolation Drills:

    Interactive Practice:

    1. Jupiter Is Average – Using data from our solar system, students explore median, mode, mean, and range. Students learn to use an on-line calculator to determine the mean and range.
    2. Landmark Chart Numbers – Range, mean, median, and mode game
    3. Mean and Median – This applet allows the user to investigate the mean, median, and box-and-whisker plot for a set of data that they create
    4. Mean and Range – Worksheet to print for students
    5. Mean Green Machine – Use a calculator to find and use the average, or mean, of a set of data
    6. Mean, Median, and Mode Calculator – Enter numbers separated by comma and then calculate
    7. Mean, Median, Mode, and Range – Worksheet to print for students
    8. Mean, Median, Mode, and Range – PowerPoint show to introduce the topic
    9. Measures of Central Tendency – Four-page worksheet for a quiz, no answers given
    10. Measures of Central Tendency: Mean, Median, and Mode – Examples, student worksheet, and checklist [13 page document]
    11. Measures of Spread: Box and Whisker Plots – From the Australian Bureau of Statistics – includes suggested problems to assign [from the Internet archive which is called the Wayback Machine.]
    12. Median – Explore median as the middle value of an ordered data set. Learn how to calculate and interpret mean values. Work through the lesson, experiment with the interactive figure and then answer five questions. [caution: do not submit until you have selected answers to all of the questions
    13. Medians – Understand and apply the concepts of median and mean.
    14. Minimum, Maximum, Mode, and Range – Worksheet to print for students
    15. Mode and Range – Worksheet to print for students
    16. Party Comedian – Find and use the median of a set of data.
    17. Party Mode – Find and use the mode of a set of data.
    18. Rugby Math – Mean, mode and median
    19. Send in the Trolls – The trolls need your help finding the troll with the middle height (to send to a beauty contest).
    20. The Beatles Averages – Worksheet to print for students
    21. Working with Measures of Central Tendency – Students use given data to complete an online worksheet

     

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