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Lesson 4 - Estimation

This resource contains footage of a large dolphin pod, and asks students to use and justify their own assumptions in order to estimate how many dolphins are in the pod. 

The presentation also includes details of the wildlife seen in the video, a brief quiz and prompts for a discussion about rounding length and weight to an appropriate degree of accuracy.

The materials contain a detailed presentation, student worksheet and solutions.

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