Introduction to U.S. Census Data Updated

Author(s)
Kofi Benefo, CUNY-Lehman
Learning Goals

Skill_x000D_
Using software to access and analyze census data_x000D_
Creating visual tools representing quantitative data in the form of charts or graphs_x000D_
Using real world data to enhance and support key course concepts_x000D_
Substance_x000D_
Use different tools to analyze Census Data and how it describes your area_x000D_
 

Context for Use

This activity is used in a sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity explores multiple topics describing the area where an individual student resides.

Description and Teaching Materials

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Assessment

http://www.ssdan.net/datacounts/modules_assessment.html

This activity provides an introduction to U.S. Census data using American Factfinder.
Derived from

Introduction to U.S. Census Data

Teaching Notes and Tips

This activity uses American FactFinder, Claritas and Census 2000 data to guide students through different data manipulation tools.

References and Resources

http://www.ssdan.net/datacounts/modules/index/benefo_demography_index.s…