Lesson Plan: Biased versus Unbiased Samples Mathematics • 7th Grade
This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to determine whether a sample is biased or unbiased.
Students will be able to
- understand what is meant by biased and unbiased sampling,
- determine if biased or unbiased sampling has been used in a real-life situation.
Students should already be familiar with
- data collection,
- sampling and population methods.
Students will not cover
- sampling methods such as stratified (or layer) sampling.