Resources and Activities
- Data Access Tools
- Diagrams and Tables
- Fun Facts for the Holidays
- Games, Word Find and Storybook
- Historical Documents and Images
- News Articles
- Warm-Up Activities
- Use 5-minute data-inspired activities to jump-start your class or spark your students' interest in a particular subject.
- Public Service Announcements
- Constitution Day
- September 17 is Constitution Day. Use our 5-Minute Challenge warm-up activities to commemorate this day with your students.
Statistics in Schools (SIS) is a Census Bureau program that uses census statistics and resources to create classroom activities and materials. Teachers and subject matter experts from across the country help develop and review each and every SIS activity to make sure it is valuable, engaging, relatable, and easy to use. These activities and materials boost students' statistical literacy, better prepare them for a data-driven world, and enhance their learning in many subjects.
- 2020 Census (U.S. Census Bureau)
- 2020 Census Technology FAQs - frequently asked technical and security questions regarding the 2020 census (CensusCounts.org)
- 2020 Census Operational Timeline (U.S. Census Bureau)
- Complete Count Committees (U.S. Census Bureau)
- Census Regional Offices – to contact the Census Bureau staff in your community (U.S. Census Bureau)
- Counting Everyone in the Digital Age: The Implications of Technology Use in the 2020 Decennial Census for the Count of Disadvantaged Groups (Leadership Conference Education Fund and Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, Fall 2017)
- Census 2020 Hard to Count Map (City University of New York Center for Urban Research)
- Public libraries across the United States are planning to play an active role in the 2020 Census (City University of New York Center for Urban Research)
- Federal Laws That Protect Census Confidentiality (Brennan Center for Justice, February 2019)
- Counting for Dollars 2020: The Role of the Decennial Census in the Geographic Distribution of Federal Funds
- Census presentation at ODL (35:09 minute video)