Population vs Sample (Journalism Themed) Worksheets

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Definition

Population – A population is a specific group that you will gather data from and draw conclusions about.

Sample – A sample is a portion of the population or a subset of elements from a larger population.

Summary

Population

  • Complete set
  • Used to draw samples

Sample

  • Always greater than the population
  • Doesn’t always refer to people
PopulationSample
It contains all members of a group.It is a portion that represents the entire population.
ParameterStatistic
Results are a true representation of opinion.Results have a margin of error and confidence interval.
Deductive or descriptiveInductive 

Population vs Sample (Journalism Themed) Worksheets

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Ages 11-12 (Basic)

  • Kasper the Reporter
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  • Female Journalists
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Ages 12-13 (Advanced)

  • Journalist’s Knowledge
  • Reliable News Contents
  • Kasper’s Survey
  • Fellow Reporters
  • A Keen Reporter