Applications of Surveys
Common Core: S.IC.3

Applications of Surveys

Author: Ryan Backman

This lesson will explain common applications of surveys.

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Notes on "Applications of Surveys"


(0:00-0:20) Introduction

(0:21-1:37) Discussion of Gallup Polls

(1:38-2:55) Discussion of Nielsen Ratings

Terms to Know

Gallup Poll

A public interest poll that measures opinion on politics, economics, personal well-being, and more.

Nielsen Ratings

A public interest study that measures mainly retail and media consumption.

Nielsen Radio Index

A method for measuring radio listenership that was first used in 1942.