Activity 2B: Family Average Life Span Extension: Compare to Census Bureau Data

Have students figure the average life span for their families. Compare the statistics as a class. Break down the statistics by male/female and by cultural groups. Students should record this information in their journals. 


Extension Activity
Compare to Census Bureau Data:
Use statistics from your “Family Average Life Span” and compare your findings with the most current Census Bureau Data. 


Calculation, life span, age, mean, data comparison, census


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Unit Reference: 
A Look at Me
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 2: My Family and Me