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Title: Exploring Spatial Patterns of Ancestry and Identity in US Counties PDF
Url: http://gis.lanecc.edu/modules/ArcIMS/ancestry-and-ethnicity/ancestry_...
Publisher: Lane Community College (Eugene, Or.)
Description: This activity, developed by the Lane Community College MAPS GIS Program, asks students to "describe the spatial distribution pattern of several ancestry groups and then explore the data to look for correlations between ancestry and medium income" using geographical information systems (GIS). The two-page PDF links to all necessary outside material, including the web-based GIS view needed to complete the activity and a guide to understanding ethnic diversity and identity. The procedures for the activity are clear, and there are 13 questions for students to answer during the course of the activity.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods -- Geographic information systems
Social sciences -- Economic theory. Demography -- Economic theory. Demography -- Demography. Population. Vital events -- Individual nationalities, ethnic groups
Social sciences -- Economic theory. Demography -- Economic theory. Demography -- Economic theory -- Income. Factor shares
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Technology
Social studies
Social studies -- Economics
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Geography -- Geographic information systems (GIS)
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-05-12 11:16:21 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-10-29 12:27:11 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 34
Resource URL Clicks: 4
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