Explore the practicalities and implications of obtaining data through sampling using a variety of investigative processes (VCMSP298)

Explore the variation of means and proportions of random samples drawn from the same population (VCMSP299)

LO: To use a sampling technique to collect data.

Know:

  • What is a sample surveying technique.

  • How to collect data through observation or surveys.

  • How to calculate the mean of a data set.

Understand:

  • That sampling data may not paint an entirely accurate picture of the complete data set and that data collected from a sample may change depending on the time of survey and people surveyed.

Do:

  • I can collect data using a sampling technique and calculate the mean from the data set.

Elaborations

  • investigating the uses of random sampling to collect data

  • using sample properties to predict characteristics of the population

What is a Sample?

Census/Sample Videos

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