Using software to access and analyze census data_x000D_
Identifying independent and dependent variables_x000D_
Forming testable hypotheses using quantitative data_x000D_
Learning how to construct, read, and interpret bivariate tables displaying frequencies and percentages_x000D_
To discuss the topic of division of labor within the households
This activity is used in a Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity explores topics of marriage and divorce to look at family change over time in the United States.
This activity uses thirteen customized data sets; eleven made from the 2000 Census, one from the1990 Census and one made from from census trend data combining census information from 1950-2000. It guides students through data manipulation using WebCHIP software found at DataCounts!. To open WebCHIP with the dataset for the activity, please see instructions and links in the exercise documents under teaching materials. For more information on how to use WebCHIP, see the How To section on DataCounts!