After using this module, students will gain skills in:_x000D_
Learning how to read, and interpret tables displaying frequencies and percentages_x000D_
Using real world data to enhance and support key course concepts_x000D_
To understand the income distribution in the United States in 2000_x000D_
To understand the representation of racial minorities in the United States in 2000_x000D_
Recognize the degree of geographic variation in income and ethnic composition_x000D_
Consider how life chances are associated with the social contexts of place
In this exercise designed for an introductory sociology course. Students will examine social inequality at the community level, looking at income distributions in the U.S. and in different places within the U.S., as well as the ways in which ethnic groups are segregated by geographic area.
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.
Original Archive Module:http://www.ssdan.net/datacounts/modules/index/sweet_racecom_index.shtml