Topic 6: Use Sampling to Draw Inferences About Populations
Standard: MAFS.7.SP.A  Use random sampling to draw inferences about a population.
Standard: MAFS.7.SP.B  Draw informal comparative inferences about two populations.
Standard: MAFS.7.SP.B  Draw informal comparative inferences about two populations.
61: Populations and Samples
Objectives:
 I can understand the difference between a population and a sample.
 I can establish whether a sample is representative of a population.
 I can generate random samples that represent the entire population.
 How can you determine a representative sample of a population?
 random sample
 representative sample


62: Draw Inferences from Data
Objectives:
 I can make a qualitative inferences from a sample data set.
 I can make quantitative inferences from a sample data set.
 I can make estimates about a population based on a sample data set, and assess whether the whether inferences are valid.
 How can inferences be drawn about a population from data gathered from samples?
 valid inference


63: Make Comparative Inferences About Populations
Objectives:
 I can use box plots to compare and make inferences about populations.
 I can use the median and IQR of datasets to informally compare and make inferences about two populations.
 How can data displays be used to compare populations?
 none


64: Make More Comparative Inferences About Populations
Objectives:
 I can use the mode, range, mean, and mean absolute deviation (MAD) to compare populations.
 How can dot plots and statistical measures be used to compare populations?
 none

