Plug Into Power with the U.S. Census (Infographic)

Lesson Plan

Every 10 years the U.S. government circulates a census. Make sure your students know how to make it count! Use this printable poster infographic to show your students how their participation in the census brings power to their local community.


**But wait there's more!** Download our lesson plan Get Counted! (The U.S. Census). In this awesome overview, students dive into the who, what, when, where, why, and how of the census and the importance of being counted and informed.


  • Identify the purpose of the U.S. Census in the apportionment of federal funding and representation
  • Recognize the impact that completing the census has on local communities


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