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SOCSC 300 (Heningburg) Introduction to Ethnic Studies

SOCSC 300 (Heningburg) Introduction to Ethnic Studies

Use Google Maps & Sac Bee Databases

Google Maps

In the upper right hand corner of Google Maps, enter a zip code or an address and hit Search.




Click Search Nearby and enter keywords: supermarkets, liquor stores, bars, police, etc.

Click Street View to see pictures of a neighborhood.

What do you discover by these methods that you might not see in Census data? 

What does Census data tell you that Google maps cannot?

How do you put the Census data and the information about community businesses and services together?