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Fight Child Poverty with Demographic Analysis


Student's objective in this project is to ensure the programs are offered where they're most needed. To do so, students create a map by adding and enriching a layer of ZIP Codes with demographic data from ArcGIS Online. They also apply smart mapping and style the layer to show median household income by ZIP Code area. Then, they change the layer style to show median household income and child population, to identify which areas have the most children living in poverty. Students also configure the pop-ups to make the demographic information easier to read. Lastly, they report their findings to top donors and partner organizations by configuring a web app that tells a clear story based on their data.

Learning Targets: 
Adding layers to a map
Enriching layers with demographic data
Styling layers with smart mapping
Configuring pop-ups
Configuring a web app
GRACE Project
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Resource Type: 
Creative Commons Licence