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Increasing sample size

This video resource can be used to identify the value of having a larger sample to use to show a reliable comparison to the population. It could be used as a starting prompt. It includes some questions to ask students to encourage mathematical thinking.

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Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Video
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Explicit teaching
Keywords population, sample

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Statistics, Build understanding
Topics Data representation and interpretation
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Investigate techniques for data collection including census, sampling, experiment and observation, and explain the practicalities and implications of obtaining data through these techniques

Numeracy progression Interpreting and representing data (P7)

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