Find monthly-themed activities and resources for use in your classroom or at home. They offer students an opportunity to learn about and work with Census Bureau data while celebrating holidays, special observances, and current events specific to the month.
This month, we feature teaching materials for Computer Learning Month, International Day for Eradication of Poverty, World Teacher Day, Halloween, and more.
It’s World Teacher Day! Learn the top benefits of the SIS program and its resources! To name a few, they’re free; were developed by teachers for teachers; use technology to teach statistics; and are designed to supplement your lesson plans.
Did you know there were 442 ice cream and frozen dessert makers in the United States in 2021 compared to 404 in 2010? The Census Bureau’s State Facts for Students tool shares kid-friendly data like each state’s total number of 8- to 14-year-olds, amusement parks and smartphone users.
Celebrate National Dictionary Day with our word find and crossword puzzle warm-up activities. Use these classic brain teasers to strengthen your students’ vocabulary and learn terms related to data we collect. These important data- related terms may inspire a future scientist and help improve civic literacy!
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is an observance recognized globally every year on October 17. Use our Poverty in America sociology activity to introduce students to Census Bureau data that can help them better understand poverty and identify changes in rates of U.S. poverty from the 1960s to 2020.
Recognize this day with our To Kill a Mockingbird English activity that teaches students about the setting of the Harper Lee novel that took place during three years of the Great Depression. For this activity, students will look at Census Bureau unemployment data from the 1930s and use it to make inferences about the book’s setting, plot and conflict in the novel
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