"My two kids finished 5,000 popsicles over the weekend."

Psychologist with "Known Population"
The 5,000 popsicle sticks constitute Normal population with a mean of 28 and a standard deviation of 5 aka N(28, 5).
Pokerchips would have been nice and have you ever priced 5,000 pokerchips?
Basically the laboratory project involves drawing samples from this population, calculating a statistic and plotting the results in a histogram.
After drawing a sample or two from the population, calculating a particular statistic, and plotting the result, students are quite happy to let software repeat the process for them.
