Resources and Tools for Elementary Math Specialists and Teachers
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This webpage contains three activities that have students work through problems associated with sampling. Each activity includes a brief description, materials list, and a set of lesson worksheets. The last activity on the page, the "Cereal Toy Investigation" also includes an online simulator in the form of a Java applet.
Contributed by: Terry Kawas - Author, - Publisher, Erin Mulder - Graphical designer
Math TopicNumber Sense, Number Concepts, Mathematical Practices, Probability, Mathematical Processes, Data and Statistics
Grade Level5, 6+
Resource TypeActivity, Interactive Media

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorTerry Kawas - Author, - Publisher, Erin Mulder - Graphical designer
    • Publication Date2012
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2006-2011 Terry Kawas
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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  • User Comments
    • 5
      Great options!
      By bethb on 05/03/2012 - 13:08
    • I love that this webpage offers options for teaching sampling. I also love that this page provides a simulator for the Cereal Toy investigation so that we don't have to reproduce it or draw pictures of it.