New 2020 Census Activities for Students

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New 2020 Census Activities for Students

The U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistics in Schools (SIS) program provides free activities and resources for teachers to help bring statistics to life in the classroom and prepare students for a data-driven world.

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SIS is launching a series of new teaching materials about the 2020 Census including:

  • 67 classroom activities
  • Updated classroom maps with census statistics
  • Three videos for students in grades K-12
  • A singalong song
  • A new activity book for children ages 2 to 5

With these materials, teachers can incorporate Census Bureau statistics into subjects such as English language arts, math and social studies. The materials are free and developed by educators and subject experts from across the country.

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