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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.
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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.

The Census Act of 1790

This is the original act which provided for the very first taking of the census in 1790, which was passed during the 2nd Session of the First Congress in March of 1790.


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