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Percent Change and Population Growth

  • Post the data that you will use directly to the discussion area (such as a spreadsheet) or post a link(s) to the data.
    Resident Population Census 2000 and 1990 Census
    Historic Census Data for States, Divisions, & Regions new
  • Briefly describe the mini-lesson you will use with your students. State the analysis tool and the analysis technique you will be using.
    This mini-lesson uses Excel and the analysis technique of using formulas to simplify calculations. While learning about percent change in math class, students will import state-level census data into Excel. They will create a formula to calculate percent change, figuring out which states experienced the fastest and the slowest growth during the last ten years.

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