Forget apples, now we're the potentates of potato land

  1. What kind of image does this article give you of Tasmanians? Draw this image.
  2. Does this image resemble the majority of Tasmanians you know?
  3. If you wanted to find out whether or not the sample was representative of the Tasmanian population, what kind of questions would you ask the surveyor?
  4. What kind of information about the survey results would you need to know if you were going to make health recommendations to the Tasmanian public?
  5. Using at least one statistic, develop a campaign to encourage healthier eating habits among Tasmanians.

(Written by Jacki Clark, BTeach student, University of Tasmania, 2001)

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