Navigating CensusScope

Author(s)
Charles Combs, Sinclair Community College
Learning Goals

Skill_x000D_
Introduction to Data Retrieval_x000D_
Familiarization with Census Scope Fundamentals_x000D_
Developing Critical Thinking Skills through Comparison/Contrast Techniques_x000D_
Substance_x000D_
Understanding Census Scope Navigation

Context for Use

This activity is used in a Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity looks at the different aspects of CensusScope.

Description and Teaching Materials

Exercises: PDFhttp://ssdan.net/sites/default/files/exercises_pdf_0.01827700.pdf_x000D_
Exercises: DOChttp://ssdan.net/sites/default/files/exercises_doc_0.20071900.doc_x000D_
Answer Sheet: PDFhttp://ssdan.net/sites/default/files/answer_sheet_pdf_0.30265300.pdf_x000D_
Teaching Notes: DOC_x000D_
http://ssdan.net/sites/default/files/teaching_notes_doc_0.39709100.doc

Assessment

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Students will be introduced to data retrival by becoming familiar with CensusScope data.
Teaching Notes and Tips

This activity uses the charts, rankings and maps on CensusScope.org. CensusScope is an easy-to-use tool to investigate U.S. trends using census data. There is an answer key for the activity that can be found under teaching materials.

References and Resources

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