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Do your students know that the 2020 Census is underway? Bring the message home with this letter.

Featured Activity: Population Change Over Time

Component ID: #ti2055508914

Activity Description

Close-up of a hand that is holding a tally counter

This featured worksheet focuses on how the decennial census benefits students, their families, and their communities, highlighting why participation is important. For third and fourth grade students, this worksheet focuses on basic concepts such as what the Census Bureau does and how the census helps the students’ community.

Component ID: #ti615888448

Suggested Grade Level

3-4

Component ID: #ti659122862

Approximate Time Required

35 minutes

Component ID: #ti231338502

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • Identify trends in data over time.
  • Draw conclusions from data in a table or graphic.
  • Make predictions based on data.
  • Understand the connection between population and the distribution of resources within their community.
  • Understand why it’s important that they are counted in the 2020 Census.

Component ID: #ti613937367

Materials Required

  • Printed student worksheets

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