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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.

Data Access Tools

Teachers' Guide to Data Access Tools for Students
Using these tools, students and teachers can see data on housing, population, age, sex, race, ethnicity, geographic location, and much more.
Teach with Data Tools
Students and teachers can use Census Bureau data tools to gather customized data on various different topics. These three activities highlight the tools.
State Facts for Students
Help students learn about their state as they collect, organize, analyze, map, and graph a variety of information in “State Facts for Students.”
The QuickFacts data access tool provides users with easy access to a variety of statistics.
Data.census.gov provides data on population, race, age, education, income, and businesses for the largest and smallest geographic entities including ZIP codes.
Census Business Builder
The Census Business Builder is a suite of services that provides selected demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau.
My Congressional District
With My Congressional District, users can view statistics covering age, employment, education, and much more by congressional district.
American Community Survey (ACS) Interactive Data Wheel
The ACS data wheel is a cool interactive tool that provides demographic information about your state, Congressional District and Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Slide Rule: The United States through the decades
In which years did the number of people living in the United States reach 100 million and 200 million? Use this slide rule to find out!
Page Last Revised - February 22, 2023
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