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Marriage and Divorce This activity is used in a sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity explores topics of race/ethnicity, gender and income to look at marital and divorce patterns in the United States. This activity uses ten customized data sets; two made from census trend data combining census information from 1950-2000 and seven 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
Poverty This activity is used in a sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity explores the topic of poverty and how income interacts with race/ethnicity and family type in the United States. This activity uses two customized data sets; one made from combining census information from 1970-2000 and one from the 2000 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: Kofi Benefo Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Gender, Martial Status, and Earnings This activity is used in a Gender and Society class for undergraduate students. This activity includes the topics of income, poverty and gender, includes an investigation of historical patterns of the interaction between gender and income. This activity uses a customized data set made from the 1990 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: Kristin Anderson Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Community Resource Planning This activity uses a customized data set made from the 1990 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: Sandra Apgar Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan
Predictors of Family Structure This activity is used in an sociology class class for undergraduate students. This activity explores topics of households/families, income and race to understand how family structure and demographic information predict trends in family structure. This activity uses a customized data set made from combining census information from 1950-1990 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: Maxine Atkinson Access rights: Free Access Type: Lesson/Lesson Plan, Activity
Population Reference Bureau (PRB) Lesson Plans More than 30 lesson plans and other teaching tools, tailored to subject-area teaching standards, are available Creator: Access rights: Free Access Type: Instructor Guide/Manual, Lesson/Lesson Plan
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Human Development Index A set of multiple indices describing quality of life characteristics and levels of development by country. Creator: United Nations Development Programme Access rights: Free Access Type: Database, Observed Data
Human Development Concept, The Creator: United Nations Access rights: Free Access Type: Web site, Movie/Animation
Fed Chairman Game Learn how monetary policy works by taking charge of a simulated economy or learn how the federal reserve influences the US economy through this boards monetary policy media center. Creator: San Francisco Federal Reserve Board Access rights: Free Access Type: Interactive Simulation

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