Applications of Surveys
Common Core: S.IC.3

Applications of Surveys


This lesson will explain common applications of surveys.

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Application of Surveys

Notes on "Applications of Surveys"


(0:00-0:12) Introduction

(0:12-2:17) Discussion of Gallup Polls

(1:38-3:32) Discussion of Nielsen Ratings

(3:33-3:43) Recap

Terms to Know

Gallup Poll

A public interest poll that strives to accurately reflect a population's opinion on politics, personal well-being, and many more topics

Nielsen Ratings

Ratings that use TV meters and diaries in select household to build estimates of what percent of the US is watching a particular television show

Nielsen Radio Index

An audience survey used to measure what radio shows people listened to