ALEX Lesson Plans
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Title: Capture - Recapture
Description: In this lesson, students experience an application of proportion that scientists actually use to solve real-life problems. Students learn how to estimate the size of a total population by taking samples and using proportions. The ratio of tagged items to the number of items in a sample is the same as the ratio of tagged items to the total population.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12