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Family Change 1950 to 1990 This activity is used in a Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity explores topics of households/familiy, race/ethnicity, and childbearing to look at family change over time in the United States. This activity uses four customized data sets; one made from census trend data combining census information from 1950-2000, one made from combining census information fro 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 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: Chris Carlson Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Income Differences This activity is used in An Economics of Income Differences class for undergraduate students. This activity explores topics of income/poverty, occupation and race/gender to look the relationship between education and earnings over time in the United States. This activity uses two customized data sets; one made from the 2000 census and another made from census trend data 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: Tony Catanese Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Occupational Sex Segregation and Earnings Differences This activity is used in a Gender and Sex Roles class for undergraduate students. This activity explores gender and earnings differences in the United States. This activity uses two customized data sets; one made from combining census information from 1950-2000 and one 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: Jill Bouma Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Women's Education This activity is used in a sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity explores topics of gender and education to look at the gender gap in the United States. This activity uses two customized data sets; one made from combining census information from 1950-2000 and one 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: Kofi Benefo Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Race and Ethnic Diversity Among U.S. Families This activity is used in a sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity explores topics of race/ethnicity in families in the United States. This activity uses American Factfinder and a customized data set made from the 2000 Census that guides students through data manipulation using WebCHIP software found at DataCounts!. 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: Kofi Benefo Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Changes in Families and Households: 1950-2000 This activity is used in a sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity explores topics of households and families in the United States. This activity uses three customized data sets; two made from combining census information from 1950-2000 and one from combining census information from 1950-1990. It guides students through data manipulation using WebCHIP software found at DataCounts!. 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: Kofi Benefo Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Education and Earnings: Does Education Pay? This activity is used in a Problems in American Institutions class for undergraduate students. This activity explores topics of education, gender and race in the United States. This activity uses a customized data set made from the 2000 Census. It guides students through data manipulation using WebCHIP software found at DataCounts!. 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: Jill Bouma Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Gender, Occupation and Earnings This activity is used in a Problems in American Institutions class for undergraduate students. This activity explores impacts of gender on occupation and earnings in the United States. This activity uses a customized data set made from the 2000 Census. It provides students with data tables to analyze. There are two handouts to introduce second module used in class: Hand-out 1 is given at beginning of class; students discuss tables and write brief summaries -entire class period spent teaching how to talk and write about findings; develop idea of control variable. Hand-out 2 is passed out at end of class. Students are asked to review write-up following day, given a quiz asking them to describe set of tables; module distributed afterward. Creator: Jill Bouma Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Introduction to U.S. Census Data This activity is used in a sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity explores multiple topics describing the area where an individual student resides. This activity uses American FactFinder, Claritas and Census 2000 data to guide students through different data manipulation tools. Creator: Kofi Benefo Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Race and Ethnic Inequality This activity is used in a sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity explores topics of race/ethnicity, gender and income to look at patterns of inequality among education, occupation and earning between different groups. This activity uses four customized data sets; two made from combining census information from 1950-2000 and two from the 2000 Censuss 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: Kofi Benefo Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity

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