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Bring your classroom to life with real world data. Select an activity that supplements what you are currently teaching in subjects including English, Math, Geography and History.
Increase the data literacy of your students with resources that display data in fun ways. Choose from monthly Fun Facts, 5-Minute Challenge warm-up activities, maps, videos and more.
Statistics in Schools activities are based on relevant education standards and guidelines that outline the foundational knowledge and skills students should have at certain levels.
Statistics in Schools is a free Census Bureau program that uses the data to create resources for K-12 students in a variety of subjects.

Worksheets: Grades 3-5

Worksheets: Grades 3-5

Take your students on an online scavenger hunt, help them build a population pyramid, guide them to interesting facts about their state, and more. Use the tabs below to find age-appropriate, interactive activities.

Grades 3-5
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Grades 3-5
"I Have a Dream" – Learning About Martin Luther King Jr.
Analyze census data and graphs that demonstrate how lives of African-Americans were changed by Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.
Changes in My State
Students will learn about their state as they collect and organize business information using State Facts for Students, a U.S. Census Bureau data tool.
Comparing My State
Students will compare data for two states using comparison symbols and both rounded and unrounded (exact) numbers.
Examining Changes to the Environment Through Pictures and Data
Students will examine how human actions and population changes can affect the environment.
Getting To Know Your Neighbor
To introduce demographic characteristics to students, teachers will help them create a population pyramid.
Immigration Nation
Students will examine data of the number of immigrants to the United States, to create bar graphs and line graphs with appropriate scales.
Learning About College Degrees and Lifetime Earnings
Students will analyze and compare census data on the earnings of people with different college majors.
Looking at Numbers of Births Using a Line Graph
After looking at census data, students will determine the birth years of children who were aged 8 through 11 in 2021.
Narratives and Names
Students will examine Census Bureau data on popular last names and complete a Quickwrite about their name and its history.
Native American Dwellings
Look at historical images to learn about three types of Native American dwellings.
Perceptions of a Place: Los Angeles, California
This activity will help students understand that people’s perceptions of the world are constantly changing with new experiences and information.
Play it Safe!
Students will learn how the U.S. Census Bureau helps emergency responders provide support during natural disasters.
Scavenger Hunt: Where is Gina the Geographer?
Students will participate in an online scavenger hunt based on a story that a geographer named Gina has escaped to an undisclosed location.
The Place of My State
Students will use a U.S. Census Bureau data tool called State Facts for Students to analyze the population data of their state.
Using Fractions to Compare Amusements Parks By States
Students will predict how many amusement parks are in their state.
Voting Trends in America, 1964-2020
Students will analyze bar and line graphs showing the percentages of people who voted in elections between 1964 and 2020.
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