State Facts for Students

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The U.S. Census Bureau collects and organizes a wide variety of population, social, and economic information for the nation and reports this data for many geographic units including states, counties, and blocks. Government officials, businesses, and school districts use these figures to make decisions that affect everyone’s lives, including students.

This lesson helps students learn about their state as they collect, organize, analyze, map, and graph a variety of information in State Facts for Students.  They have the opportunity to examine data about kids their age, as well as a variety of other facts selected to appeal to young students.