
06619125
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2016e.00636
Cochran, Jill A.
Gone fishing: science, proportions, and probability.
Math. Teach. Middle Sch. 20, No. 1, 1623 (2014).
2014
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
EN
F83
M93
K13
mathematical applications
reallife mathematics
lower secondary
student activities
fish pond populations
random samples
sampling variability
statistical variability
matching proportions
proportional reasoning
estimation
probability
fractions
proportion
ratio
openended problems
worksheets
Summary: An outdoor context can reel in two important mathematical ideas and catch students' misconceptions in the process.