Extension Activities

  • Send your map to your legislator

    You've done a map. Now print it and drop it in the mail to your legislator.

    Image Credit: Chris Knight, Lancaster Online
  • Girl Scouts Fun Patch activities

    The Girl Scouts in the Heart of PA partnered with DTL to offer fun patch activities for all ages around legislative mapping.

  • Analyzing Polls on Gerrymandering – What do the people think?

    What do people think about this issue?

    Image Credit: Tim Thai, Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Puzzle: Put PA Back Together

    What did PA's old congressional map look like? A wooden puzzle for students to put together brings to life the crazy shapes these districts become.

  • The United States Census

    The census is foundational for representative democracy. Why is it so important to be counted?

  • Make your voice heard

    Whether its on gerrymandering or another issue, this lesson teaches students how to be active citizens.

  • A guide to valuable resources on gerrymandering

    DTL Staff

    Students can dig deep into the implications of Gerrymandering in our curated list of some of the best online materials.

    Image Credit: Slate.com
  • Draw the Lines Podcast

    Chris Satullo

    Students will enjoy this engaging podcast's real-world examples of how political gerrymandering hurts representative democracy.

    Chris Satullo, project director at Draw the Lines Pa., shows citizen mappers the basics of District Builder | Image Credit: B) Don Henry (copyright Field)