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Activities
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.
Resources
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.
Standards
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.
About
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.

Fun Facts

Constitution Day Fun Facts
On February 29, 1952, Congress designated September 17 as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. Did you know that the census is written into the Constitution?
Hispanic Heritage Month Fun Facts
The Hispanic population of the United States in 2021 constitutes roughly one out five of the nation’s total population. Learn more about this population.
Back to School Fun Facts
As the nation gears up for another year of learning, discover interesting school-related facts with our Back to School Fun Facts.
Fourth of July Fun Facts
This most American of holidays will be marked with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family gatherings.
Father's Day Fun Facts
Use our Father's Day Fun Facts and Teaching Guide to celebrate the occasion with your students.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Fun Facts
Learn more about Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month by downloading this handout for students. Then, view the teaching guide for activity ideas.
Mother's Day Fun Facts
The Mother’s Day Fun Facts offers interesting data related to the holiday. Explore these fun facts to learn more about mothers in the U.S.
Fun Facts: Exploring the 1950 Census
Step back in time with this special edition Fun Facts for the 1950 Census. This handout offers a range of statistics about American life in the 1950s.
Earth Day Fun Facts
Earth Day is recognized every year to raise awareness of environmental issues and inspire an appreciation for the environment.
St. Patrick's Day and Irish-American Heritage Month Fun Facts
Celebrate all things Irish with this St. Patrick’s Day and Irish-American Heritage Month handout highlighting associated U.S. Census Bureau facts and figures.
African American (Black) History Month Fun Facts
Discover more about this observance by downloading our new Black History handout for students. Then, view the teaching guide for activity ideas for all grades.
Valentine's Day Fun Facts
To celebrate this holiday, this Valentine's Day Fun Facts offers a range of information including statistics on chocolates, flowers and more.
Holiday Season Fun Facts
This festive season is a time for celebrating, gift giving, reflection, and thanks. The Census Bureau presents these holiday-related facts from its collection.
American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month Fun Facts
Discover more about this observance with our new AIAN handout for students. Then, view the teaching guide with cool activity ideas for every grade level.
Thanksgiving Day Fun Facts
In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims — early settlers of Plymouth Colony — held a 3-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest.
Halloween Fun Facts
This Halloween Fun Facts shares data associated with the spooky holiday.

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