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Sampling Techniques in Geography

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What is the minimum amount of samples you want when sampling a group or population?

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1. What type of sampling technique should be used if there are significant differences among populations that could create bias in your results?

2. If you take samples every mile for 20 miles, what sampling technique would this be?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet/quiz combo is a great tool to use when you need to assess your knowledge of sampling techniques involved in geography. Random sampling and finding the running mean for a data set of 10 readings are the types of topics you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Expect to be quizzed on the following topics:

  • Type of sampling technique involved when you take samples every mile for 20 miles
  • How to perform random sampling using maps
  • The minimum amount of samples you want when sampling a group or population
  • Type of sampling technique that is ideal if there are significant differences among populations that could create bias in the results

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about finding the running mean for a data set of 10 readings
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different sampling techniques
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on geographic sampling

Additional Learning

Master more of these techniques by going through the lesson called Sampling Techniques in Geography. Thanks to this lesson, you can:

  • Determine what samples are
  • Learn how to analyze the results from sampling correctly
  • Compare and contrast different sampling techniques used in geography
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