Students will explore maps containing census data from 1950 through 2000. They will analyze how education levels and median household incomes have changed over time and determine how the two might be correlated. Students will also come up with ideas for policies that could help address issues related to income and education.
A computer with Internet access for each student (or for pairs of students) is optional.
The following items are part of this activity.
Students will analyze choropleth maps containing census data to identify correlations between education and income.
High School Geography