Making Inferences about Wetland Population Sizes

Resource ID#: 128980 Primary Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast
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This ecologist from the Coastal Plains Institute discusses sampling techniques that are used to gather data to make statistical inferences about amphibian populations in the wetlands of the Apalachicola National Forest.

Subject(s): Science, Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 6, 7, 8, 9
Intended Audience: Educators
Keywords: wetlands, Coastal Plains Institute, Rebecca Means, Apalachicola National Forest, dipnet, sampling, sampling methods, sampling techniques, t test, inferences on a population, sample size, population, target sample, random sample, p value
Instructional Component Type(s): Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast