ERIC Number: ED367556
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Census Bureau Education Program.
Bureau of the Census (DOC), Washington, DC. Data User Services Div.
This document consists of nine individual booklets published by the Bureau of the Census. "Census Bureau Education Program: Update 1" consists of introductory material and describes the teaching resource series that are presented here and that make up the Bureau's education program. "Census Bureau Teaching Resource 1 - Congressional Redistricting" involves junior and senior high school students in modeling the redistricting process that took place in their state, exploring civic decision making, mathematics, and geography skills. "Census Bureau Teaching Resource 2A - National and State Population Trends" is designed for use in the elementary grades, and explores population data about the United States. Mathematics, language arts, and geography applications are provided in six lesson plans. "Census Bureau Teaching Resource 2B - National and State Population Trends" is keyed to junior high and high school students who move through data reading and analysis, learn the concept of geographic focus, and explore spatial patterns and relationships. "Census Bureau Teaching Resource 3 - Lights! Camera! Action!: Studying the Size and the Center of U.S. Population, 1790-1990" involves junior high and high school students in exploring data and geographic concepts to gain insights into the historical growth and distribution of the U.S. population and the nation's land area. "Strength in Numbers" is a 12-page tabloid type publication that gives a guide to the 1990 census redistricting data program. "Counting for Representation: The Census and the Constitution" is an eight-page booklet examining the constitutional origin of the census and apportionment. "1990 Census Profiles #1 and #2" provide a map presentation of representation, and explore the nation's racial and Hispanic diversity. (DK)
Descriptors: Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics Instruction, Population Distribution, Racial Composition, Science Instruction, Social Studies
Customer Services Branch, Dept. CBEP, Data User Services Division, Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC 20233-8300.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Bureau of the Census (DOC), Washington, DC. Data User Services Div.