State Population Projections
Students examine the United States Census Bureau Web site to investigate projections of the total population of states from 1995-2025. They analyze statistics from five states and create graphs to compare and contrast information.
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Tricking the Tally-man and the First U.S. Census
Fifth graders explore population by reading a story with their classmates. In this U.S. Census instructional activity, 5th graders read the story Tricking the Tally-man by Jacqueline Davies and discuss the purpose of conducting a nation...
5th Social Studies & History
How Much is There to Eat? A Comparison Between India and the Southern United States
Learners compare American South with India in terms of population density and food production. They practice math skills of estimation and calculation, visualize relative sizes of areas and populations, explore relationship between...
K - 12th Math
The African American Population in US History
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...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History