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Untying the Knot

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What are the current trends in divorce? What contributes to this? Examine celebrity relationship trends and how they relate to the general public with this discussion lesson. Middle schoolers analyze the results of a Census Bureau study...
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Redistricting: Drawing the Lines

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Difficult redistricting concepts are covered in a context that will make it understandable to your government scholars. They begin with a KWL on the term redistricting and then watch a video to answer some questions. They analyze...
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Little House in the Census: Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder

For Teachers 6th - 8th
How would you use census data from 1880-1900? Here are a set of ways you can incorporate the book Little House on the Prairie and US census data from that time period. Learners will research the validity or the book based on factual...
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The African American Population in US History

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
How has the African American population changed over the years? Learners use charts, statistical data, and maps to see how populations in African American communities have changed since the 1860s. Activity modifications are included to...
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Why We Count

For Teachers K - 4th
Students visualize census data on a map and use a map key to read a population map. In this census lesson, students use a map of the Virgin Islands and corresponding worksheets to gain an understanding of population density.
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2010 Census Lesson 1: It's About Us

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students analyze data from the 2000 census to learn how the census works. In this civics lesson, students read a story to find out about the census, then use a map and census data to analyze changes. Lesson includes related resources...
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Mapping Our Home

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore how communities participate in census counting. In this census lesson, students recognize the absolute and relative location of a state and understand ideas about civic life and government.
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A Look at the Population Density of the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers locate and extract census data. They produce population density maps of the United States in different scales and analyze population density maps by observing patterns and drawing conclusions.
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Organizing data about Counties in Your State

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the concepts of census, mean, median, and mode using 2000 Census Bureau data. In this data analysis instructional activity, students write numbers in standard and expanded form transfer data to a spreadsheet and create a...
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Important Decisions Don't Just Happen! Using Data to Plan Your Services

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students interpret statistics.  In this data lesson, students examine and organize given data.  They present the data in a grid format.  Using the census data, students determine the best location for a local business.
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Census Detective

For Students 6th - 10th
For this census worksheet, students look at primary sources of census's from Westminster's history and answer short answer questions about them. Students look at 4 sources and answer 27 questions total.
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Government and Politics

For Students 11th - 12th
Challenge your students' knowledge of the American government with this activity, which prompts them to fill in missing key terms (no word bank is provided, allowing students to come up with answers on their own) and complete short...
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The Census in Ireland

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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The Legislative Branch

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students identify and describe the key terms as they relate to the Legislative Branch. Students describe how members of Congress are selected, how laws are created, and two of the limits on powers of Congress.
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The Garber Family Letters: Recreating 19th-Century Family

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students interpret primary sources and recreate the story of the Garber family.
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The Minority Majority

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students design a census class and school, then tabulate the results. They respond to a sample census, then reflect on why questions of race and national origin are different.
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It's About You

For Teachers K - 4th
Learners build connections between census information and community decision-making by reading a reader's theater script. In this reader's theater activity, students practice reading fluently and learn about the government. The reader's...
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ou are the Researcher!

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students conduct a census at school. They collect data, tally it, and create a frequency table. Students display their data in three different types of graphs. They write complete sentences describing the graph.
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George Washington and the First Census of Agriculture

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders compare modern agricultural statistics with those that are extracted from a primary source letter of George Washington. They complete worksheets and discuss what they have learned.
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Census and Gold Rush Town

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students analyze data and form a mental picture of the make up of a gold rush town. They explain social life in a gold rush town. They use online sources to see paintings of camp life and read accounts of miners' lives.
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Career Choices

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students discuss and complete a variety of activities involving careers: occupations of people who work at the White House, U.S. census workers, and professional rock stars, movie stars, and athletes.
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A look at our larger population

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Student team together to tell the story of the U.S.'s rapid population growth. Learners research census changes, focusing on changes in the size of the community and the school. Students tell the story by writing articles and presenting...
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Student Census

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners collect data from their peers and store the information in a database. As students manage the information they realize the usefulness of a database as a tool to manage large amounts of information in an efficient and accurate...
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You Be The Census Taker

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret information from an excerpt of the 1870 U.S. Census and compare that data to economic data they collect about local businesses in their own community. Students then evaluate how closely linked their community's economy...