# Capture-recapture

In this lesson, we will learn to understand and interpret how a population can be estimated using the capture-recapture method.

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.If the whole sample size is 50, what is the sample size of the bus users?

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Q2.If the whole sample size is 25, what is the sample size of the car users?

2/3

Q3.If the whole sample size is 75, what is the sample size of the walkers?

3/3

#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.If the whole sample size is 50, what is the sample size of the bus users?

1/3

Q2.If the whole sample size is 25, what is the sample size of the car users?

2/3

Q3.If the whole sample size is 75, what is the sample size of the walkers?

3/3

# Video

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# Worksheet

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# Capture-recapture

Understand how a population can be estimated using the capture-recapture method.

Q1.What is an estimate of the fish population in this lake?

1/3

Q2.How many fish were captured and tagged in this lake?

2/3

Q3.Which of the following is not an assumption, when using a capture-recapture method to estimate an animal population?

3/3

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# Capture-recapture

Understand how a population can be estimated using the capture-recapture method.

Q1.What is an estimate of the fish population in this lake?

1/3

Q2.How many fish were captured and tagged in this lake?

2/3

Q3.Which of the following is not an assumption, when using a capture-recapture method to estimate an animal population?

3/3

# Lesson summary: Capture-recapture

## Time to move!

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For 5 mins...

Move around:
Jog

On the spot:
Dance