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55 resources with the concept demographics

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Population Pyramid

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students learn about demographic population pyramids. They then design and fictitious nation and draw its population pyramid.
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Population Biology

For Students 7th - 12th
In this population activity, students will determine if 12 statements about demographic trends, including the effects of birth and death rates on populations, are true or not. Then students will match 6 population growth vocabulary words...
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Religion in Japan Elderly in Japanese Society

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners study changes in age demographics of Japanese society and the impact that these changes are having on the economy, health care, family structure and workforce. They identify and predict what future changes occur as a...
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Social Studies: Where in the World Is the Adventure Team?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students play a game using demographic information to locate the adventure team. They develop a profile of the Federated States of Micronesia that includes information about its geography, population, government, economy, and culture. ...
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Population Density

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research and describe Canadian demographics focusing on population density in various cities. They access current information using the Internet, take a quiz, complete worksheets and gain practice using an Atlas.
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Human Migration: The Story of a Community's Culture

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explain key concepts of human migration through the examination of maps and migration patterns. They research and document the impact of migration on a region's cultural landscape.
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Where Do You Shop?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine shopping patterns in another community to develop a hypothesis on why there are more opportunities for goods and services in some neighborhoods while others lack these goods and services.
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Cultural Characteristics Influence a Region's Character

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze demographic data and explore relationships between several cultural characteristics of nations.
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A Country’s Shape Is More Than Its Borders

For Students 7th - 12th
In this geography skills worksheet, students read an article and examine graphs about population prior to answering 13 short answer questions and 10 multiple choice questions. Students then respond to the writing prompt about population.
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The First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Peoples of Canada

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore demographic shifts. In this Canadian Census lesson plan, students interpret data from the 2006 Census to determine the needs of the Aboriginal population in the country.
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Urban and Rural Communities

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss similarities and differences of urban and rural communities.  In this urban and rural communities lesson, students compare urban and rural communities using a Venn Diagram.  Students examine maps of each type of...
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Exploring the USA and the World with Cartograms

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate cartograms in order to explore the different countries on Earth. In this world geography instructional activity, students use the Internet to analyze data on different cartograms. Middle schoolers compare...
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New Toy Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a new toy for a toy company. They determine the demographics of the target market and explain their decision. Students use the six steps of new product development to develop a new toy for the selected target market.
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PETA Pressure

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine what a "target audience" is and evaluate the PETA website for tactics that exploit the characteristics of their target audience. They read and discuss a handout, analyze the PETA website in small groups, and participate...
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Population Growth and Urban Planning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the following terms and their definitions: zero population growth, population density, demographics, urban sprawl, census, immigration, migration, infrastructure, population booms, megacities, birthrate, death rate,...
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Who Lives In My Community: Local Demographics and Graphing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students accss information from their local government agencies. They convert written data into a graphic form that shows changes in population over time. Pupils interpert data and draw conclusions about population changes in their...
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Utah at the Crossroads: Challenges for K-12 Education in the Coming Ten Years

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the difficulties in financing public education in Utah. They examine how Utah students perform on standardized tests. They focus on the coming enrollment boom in K-12 education and slowing economy and what effects these...
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If the World Was a Village...Examining Ethnocentrism

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine their own perceptions of world's people, compare those perceptions to real demographic data, provide definition and understanding of term "ethnocentrism," and examine their own ethnocentrism based on comparison of...
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The Demographic Transition - A Contemporary Look at a Classic Model

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine classic demographic transition (DT) model, explain assumptions and limitations of model, construct graphs of contemporary demographic change, and explain contemporary demographic patterns in the context of the classic DT...
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Human Population Ecology: Demography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe the basic concepts of population demography. They collect a wide range of data from an online cemetery database including a variety of places across the U.S. They analyze factors that may have affected human demography...
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Sports Franchises: The Demographic Dimension

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students examine how U.S. population patterns have changed over time. Using the growth of major league baseball to illustrate these patterns, students create maps, examine regional migration patterns, and make predictions for the future.
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Population Pyramids and Us

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze the demographic structure of a population and describe population structure using population pyramids.
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Using Current Data for Graphing Skills

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students graph demographic information. In this graphing lesson, students choose what type of graph to create and what information to display. Links to examples of graphs and statistical data are provided. The graphs are created on the...
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Demography and Services of Fairfax County, Virginia

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders are introduced to the demographics and services of Fairfax County, Virginia. In groups, they identify programs and services that should be supported by tax dollars and presnt them to the class in a PowerPoint presentation.