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Data Resources: Project Based Learning


Data Resources Online

Links Verified 1/3/2018

  1. Antarctic meteorological data in real-time
  2. Area Vibes - everything you need to know about (almost) every city in the United States
  3. Census Bureau - index of topics
  4. Census Data - from the U S Census Bureau
  5. City and Town - population totals
  6. City Data - data from numerous sources creating as complete and interesting profiles of all U.S. cities as possible - tens of thousands of city photos, hundreds of thousands of maps, satellite photos, stats about residents and much more
  7. County and City Data Book [United States] Series - ICPSR's holdings of the County and City Data Books cover the years 1944-1977, 1983, and 1988, and consist of several data sets that include economic, demographic, governmental, and electoral data for diverse areas.
  8. Data Library at Math Forum - collaborative projects, data sets, and other sources of data
  9. Earth Cam - a reference directory for locating live video cameras on the Internet
  10. FedStats - the window on the full range of official statistical information available to the public from the Federal Government.
  11. Finding Data on the Internet - You'll soon be checking facts and downloading reputable data on everything from public safety to education to agriculture to crime to economics ... you name it. This site is intended as a resource for journalists, but why not make this a source for projects. Your students can find raw data related to: aviation, demographics, weather, energy, health, immigration and more.
  12. Gasoline Prices - U.S. retail gasoline prices (weekly U.S. retail gasoline prices, regular grade dollars per gallon, including all taxes)
    1. New York Gas Prices - lowest and highest prices for regular grade in the last 36 hours
    2. Toronto Gas Prices - lowest and highest prices for regular grade in the last 36 hours (in liters)
    3. Local Gas Prices in the US - select a state or type a city, state, or zip code in their search box
  13. Global Change Master Directory - a directory to Earth science data and services ( from the Goddard Space Flight Center )
  14. Global Grocery List Project - How much does food cost in your town? Collect a grocery list of prices from the stores. Post the prices on the web and then compare your prices to prices around the world.
  15. Human Space Flight - real time data (NASA TV offers real time views from space occasionally)
  16. Images and Data - The Space Science and Engineering Center of the University of Wisconsin-Madison has links to real time satellite images, real time products, and other data sources.
  17. Internet Crossroads in Social Science Data - contains over 825 annotated links to data-related resources on the Internet
  18. License Plates of the World - Looking at Tennessee, for example, I found plates back to 1912.
  19. National Atlas of the United States of America - the single best Federal source for national maps and geographic information on the Web
  20. National Space Science Data Center - general public page
  21. On-Line Data - links to numerous real-time data sets which can be incorporated into your lesson plans
  22. Plot and follow cargo ship as they make their way across the ocean. A great way to collect real world data
  23. Primary Resources and Real-World Data - The Internet provides access to a wide range of primary resources such as letters, diaries, journals, logs, data, documents, speeches, and videos.
  24. Primary Sources On The Web - list of web sites containing primary source materials.
  25. Quantitative Environmental Learning Project - a rich source of data based projects
  26. Real Time Data Projects - from the Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education
  27. Real Time Data Sites - also from the Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education
  28. Real Time Geophysical Data - listing of links
  29. Real-Time Science Data - access page
  30. Real Time Weather Data - from National Center for Atmospheric Research
  31. Social Explorer - visually explore demographic data
  32. Solar Activity - raw data of the daily number of sunspots from 1818 to the present. Is there a project here?
  33. Space Science and Engineering Center - real time data
  34. Statistics Canada - Canadian data resources for students
  35. Tables of Physical Data - thirteen categories of data
  36. The Teacher's Guide to International Collaboration was developed to help teachers use the Internet to "reach out" globally. These materials were prepared as part of the Department of Education's International Education Initiative.
  37. Thinking Fountain is always changing and growing! You'll find: Activities and ideas, Galleries to show your work, Books you can use, and Surprises inspired by Thinking Fountain
  38. USGS Real Time Data - water related data for the entire US
  39. U.S. Economy and the Federal Budget

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