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Capture Recapture Snail Investigation

Capture Recapture Snail Investigation

These two lessons look at the concept of Capture recapture. There is a practical investigation too. L1: Introduces the idea of Capture Recapture. There are two potential starters (guidance in footnotes for starter 2). The lesson then looks at sampling the population of snails in the school grounds and considers the assumptions that need to be made when using this sampling technique. L2: Students use the formula to estimate the total population of organisms using the capture recapture method. Plenary exam question. L2 Alternative: The concept is taught using logic and ideas of proportionality. This lesson might be suited to a higher ability class. Plenary exam question.

By TeachItResources

Resources for teaching probability

Resources for teaching probability

Lots of worksheets, presentations and homeworks to cover the various parts the probability topic including basic probability, expectation, relative frequency, Venn diagrams and tree diagrams.

By langy74

Set of resources to cover the whole topic of tree diagrams

Set of resources to cover the whole topic of tree diagrams

These resources are designed to cover all the required knowledge for tree diagrams in the new GCSE. The introduction sheet is a reminder/introduction to how tree diagrams are formed and used. There are then 3 worksheets for students to work through. The first (8 pages) does not have any conditional probability, the second (8 pages) is entirely conditional probability and then the third (6 pages) is a mixture. The final resource (6 pages) can be used as a homework or summative assessment. Answers for all worksheets are provided.

By langy74

Set of resources on Venn diagrams and probability

Set of resources on Venn diagrams and probability

These resources are designed for the new GCSE higher tier. The first worksheet introduces how Venn diagrams work and the notation used for the different sections of the diagram. The second worksheet is to practise using the notation correctly. The powerpoint can be used as a whole class activity to see if they have learned the notation correctly - it contains 11 multiple choice questions, for each they must choose which option is the correct notation for the given Venn diagram. The final 10-page worksheet is a set of exam-style questions. All answers are included.

By langy74

Set of resources on basic probability, expectation and relative frequency

Set of resources on basic probability, expectation and relative frequency

A set of six resources mostly on the more basic aspects of probability. 1. A worksheet on finding probabilities from two-way tables. 2. A worksheet on expectation. 3&4. Resources to introduce and practise questions on relative frequency. 5. An 8-page worksheet covering all aspects of basic probability. 6. A worksheet on independent, mutually exclusive, complementary and exhaustive events. Answers to all worksheets are provided.

By langy74

Arranging and choosing items resources

Arranging and choosing items resources

A worksheet to learn and practise all the methods and formulae, a presentation to revise all the methods as a class, and a homework/worksheet as a summative assessment. All answers are included.

By langy74

Worksheet on arranging and choosing items

Worksheet on arranging and choosing items

A two-sided sheet of questions designed as a homework or summary task after learning how to solve problems involving arranging and choosing items. Worked solutions included. Suitable for the new GCSE maths syllabus.

By langy74

Arranging and choosing worksheet

Arranging and choosing worksheet

This is a worksheet that is designed to be used to introduce the methods/formulae for solving arranging and choosing problems and includes exercises for the students to practise each type of problem. It includes 5 sections, one for each different type of problem. Each section has an introductory activity to work through as a class, followed by an exercise for the students to attempt. There is also a mixed exercise at the end. All answers included. This is intended for the new GCSE maths syllabus.

By langy74