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Education in America This activity is used in an Introduction to Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity looks at education, earnings/income, race/ethnicity and gender over time in the United States. This activity uses ten customized datasets on the DataCounts! website; 13 made from the 1990 Census and three made 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: Nancy Davis Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Residential Mobility and Migration This activity is used in an Introduction to Populations Issues class for undergraduate students. This activity looks at education, marital status, age and race to explore migration trends in the United States. This activity uses eight customized data sets made from the 1990 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: Kyle Crowder Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Immigration in the U.S. This activity is used in a Race and Ethnc Relations class for undergraduate students. This activity looks at immigration and migration in the United States. This activity uses five customized data sets made from the 1990 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: Kyle Crowder Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Social Structure, Race/Ethnicity, and Homicide This activity is used in a Criminology/Sociology of Violence class for undergraduate students. This activity looks at a variety of factors to determine if there are differences in these variables between Blacks, Whites and Latinos that would provide possible explanations for the higher murder rates for Blacks and Latinos in the United States. This activity uses two customized data sets made from the 2000 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: Jay Corzine Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
The Death Penalty This activity is used in Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity explores a variety of topics that predict attitudes toward the dealth penalty in the United States. This activity uses Webuse and General Social Survey data to guide students through data manipulation and analysis. Creator: James Chriss Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Principles of Sociology This activity is used in Principles of Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity looks at the labor force and factors that affect occupation over time in the United States on a state-by-state basis. This activity uses a customized data set made 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: Theresa Ciabattari Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Marital Trends This activity is used in a Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity looks at martial status, age, race/ethnicity in the United States. This activity uses three customized data sets; one made from combining census information from 1950-2000 and two from the 1990 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: Charles Combs Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Research Fundamentals This activity is used in a Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity helps students learn about research/data maniputlation volcabulary and teaches students about research fundamentals. This activity includes a glossary of terms, but there is no answer key. The best time to use this activity is before students begin research methods, or near the beginning of the course. Creator: Charles Combs Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Cohabitation This activity is used in a Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity explores topics of household/family and marriage, divorce, cohabitation and childbearing in the United States. This activity uses one customized data set made from from the 2000 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: Richard Bulcroft Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Diversity in Family and Household Patterns This activity is used in a Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity explores topics of marriage, divorce, cohabitation, race/ethnicity, and income and poverty to look at diversity family trends over in the United States. This activity uses three customized data sets; one made from combining census information from 1970-1990, one from the combining census information from 1950-1990 and one from the 1990 Census. It guides students through data manipulation using WebCHIP software found at DataCounts!. To open WebCHIP with the datasets for the activity, see links in the exercise documents under teaching materials. For more information on how to use WebCHIP see instructions here. Creator: Richard Bulcroft Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity

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