The Census Bureau's Statistics in Schools program website, including teachers resources for activities that can be used in classrooms. The Activities link provides links to resources by subject and grade level.
This unit is designed for preschoolers. It focuses on counting and introduces students to the idea that knowing the number of people in a classroom, school, neighborhood or town helps people plan for needs.
This unit was developed for grades 3 & 4. It provides population data from 1890, 1950 and 2010 and allows students to analyze changes over time. It also provides information on the importance of the Census and participation.
Developed for grades 9-12, this resource provides information on how the Census benefits communities and the importance of participation. It also provides historical information on why the Census was included in the U.S. Constitution.