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Current and Historic Patterns in the Distribution of Income This exercise was developed for use in an upper-level sociology course. The exercise was presented as part of a unit to better understand the concepts of social class, wealth, and power by examining historical and contemporary data on financial resources, income and poverty. This activity uses two customized data sets, one the 2000 Census and one from combining census information from 1950-1990. It guides students through data manipulation using WebCHIP software found at DataCounts!. To open WebCHIP with the dataset for the activity, please see instructions and links in the exercise documents under teaching materials. For more information on how to use WebCHIP, see the How To section on DataCounts! Creator: Jeffrey Lashbrook Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
An Analysis of Earnings This exercise was developed for use in an upper-level sociology course. The exercise was presented as part of a unit to better understand the concepts of social class, wealth, and power by examining historical and contemporary data on financial resources. This is Part II of Jeffrey Lashbrook's exercise, continuing off of "Current and Historic Patterns in the Distribution of Income." This activity uses two customized data sets made from the 2000 Census and guides students through data manipulation using WebCHIP software found at DataCounts!. To open WebCHIP with the dataset for the activity, please see instructions and links in the exercise documents under teaching materials. For more information on how to use WebCHIP, see the How To section on DataCounts! Creator: Jeffrey Lashbrook Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Identifying Independent and Dependent Variables This activity is used in an Introductory to Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity teaches students about research method elements. This activity teaches basic research method skills. Creator: Susan Hilal Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Bivariate Tables This activity is used in an Introductory to Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity teaches students about research method elements. This activity teaches basic research method skills. Creator: Susan Hilal Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Election Day Election Day teaches how elections work in the United States. Players learn about political parties, public opinion, campaign financing, election law, political marketing, strategic planning, and the media. The game is well-suited for high-school and college students. Creator: University of Washington Access rights: Free Access with Registration Type: Simulation
U.S. in the World: Arizona/Egypt Residents of Arizona and Egypt face a daily challenge: living in increasing numbers and concentrations in desert ecosystems. Read about how both face surprisingly similar conflicts and issues over water, land and industry. Creator: Population Reference Bureau Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan
Disability: Equality/Inequality This activity is used in a Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity looks at disabilities and inequalities in the United States. This activity uses five customized data sets made from the 1990 U.S. Census. It guides students through data manipulation using WebCHIP software found at DataCounts!. To open WebCHIP with the dataset for the activity, please see instructions and links in the exercise documents under teaching materials. For more information on how to use WebCHIP, see the How To section on DataCounts! Creator: Robert T. Hall Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
American Indian Population in South Dakota This activity is used in an Indians of North America class for undergraduate students. This activity looks at Indian poulation shifts in South Dakota. Using the CensusScope website, similar trends can be analyzed in all 50 states. 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. Creator: Donna Hess Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
GameTheory.net This resource has material devoted to Game Theory in multiple mediums. Creator: Vanderbilt University Access rights: Free Access Type: Instructor Guide/Manual, Lesson/Lesson Plan, Interactive Simulation
GameTheory.net This resource has material devoted to Game Theory in multiple mediums. Creator: Vanderbilt University Access rights: Free Access Type: Instructor Guide/Manual, Lesson/Lesson Plan, Interactive Simulation

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