Census 2020
Hello! Today you are going to learn about the census! Every ten years America takes a census to count the number of people living in the nation. People are mailed a survey with a list of questions. Each member living in the household is counted, including children and babies. Counting is important! Today you will practice some counting and even learn how scientists count goats!

Today’s Activities

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Census Day!

Sing-along-song about the census with Everyone Counts. Read along and listen to this fun book, Let’s Count Goats!

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Talking Math: Day 1

Counting is important! Our goal in first grade is to count to 120, starting at any number. Play a game on this 120 chart.

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how to count mountain goats

Watch this cool video about how wildlife biologists count actual mountain goats.

Why is it important to count mountain goats?

What are the adaptations of mountain goats for life on steep slopes?

How are mountain goats and bighorn sheep different?

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Everyone counts

Learn more about the census by doing the activities in this booklet!

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Move!

Challenge! Counting is a big part of exercising! Have fun doing this Go Noodle Skip Counting activity!

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Draw

Follow these easy steps to draw a mountain goat! How many goats can you draw?

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