To help us get ready for the March 2010 national census, Scholastic provides online materials that will help students better understand what the United States Census is all about. Resources are available for teachers, administrators, and families and include Census in Schools Week Planning Kits for K-8 and 9-12, Family Take Home Pages (available in 27 languages), diversity posters and lessons, and ELL and ESL materials. There are census maps (tiled, large format, and individual student maps); puzzles and challenges for the kids; census fact sheets; mini-lessons and lessons; and hands-on activities, Materials are downloadable in PDF format. Additional materials are available at the U.S. Census Bureau site, which offers excellent resources (state facts, games, quizzes, etc.) for teachers, kids, and teens.