Determining Strengths of Shark Models based on Scatterplots and Regression

Resource ID#: 154440 Primary Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast
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Chip Cotton, fishery biologist, discusses his use of mathematical regression modeling and how well the data fits his models based on  his deep sea shark research.

Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Keywords: chip, cotton, shark, model, linear, equation, florida, state, university, age , growth, reproduction, deep sea sharks, sharks, sampling, population, research, correlation, coefficient of determination, strength, model, fit, regresssion, correlation coefficient
Instructional Component Type(s): Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast