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28 resources with the concept population trends

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World Population History

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Six lessons challenge 21st-century learners to interpret maps, analyze real-world data sets, and use technology such as GIS to understand key global issues. The lessons, which can be used sequentially as a unit or individually, are...
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Population Dynamics

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Will human population growth always be exponential, or will we find a limiting factor we can't avoid? Young scientists learn about both exponential and logistic growth models in various animal populations. They use case studies to...
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The Anthropocene and the Near Future: Crash Course Big History #9

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The Anthropocene covers the last century in an unofficial geological era. An informative video considers both the pros and cons of progress. It discusses the environmental impact, changes in lifestyle, political changes, wars, and...
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Effects of Urban Growth

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Learners explore population growth in the United States and the impact it has had on society. First, they brainstorm the reasons for population growth and the results of these increases. Then, they design surveys, record results, and...
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Community Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
America is a country on the move. Analyzing data from the Census Bureau, class members gauge the people moving in and out of their areas. An interactive web feature allows pupils to see who is moving out and moving in, while discussion...
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Featured Activity: Population Change Over Time

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Keep track of a state's population. After a brief discussion on how population data is used for funding, individuals look at population changes over time. Pupils find the population of two states using three different censuses. They then...
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People and Places

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Graph growth in the US. Given population and area data for the United States for a period of 200 years, class members create graphs to interpret the growth over time. Graphs include population, area, population density, and population...
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2008 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Some of the oiliest creatures on earth may be the answer to our energy crisis! Using a four-question assessment, resource scholars consider the use of microalgae as fuel among other environmental science topics. Each question has several...
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Understanding and Predicting Changes in Population Size – Exponential and Logistic Population Growth Models vs. Complex Reality

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Salmonella poisoning impacts over 200,000 people in the United States each year. Scholars learn about the growth of these bacteria using multiple approaches. Then they apply the same growth calculations to endangered species and think...
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Where Do We Grow from Here?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know that the population is expected to grow to 11 billion by 2100? The resource serves final installment in a six-part series on the global population and its effects. Scholars interpret data from the United Nations about the...
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The Ups and Downs of Populations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As the reality of population decline across many species becomes real, pupils learn about the variables related to changes in populations. They complete a simulation of population changes and graph the results, then discuss limiting...
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Spread of Disease

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Control the spread of a contagious disease. An applet allows pupils to run a simulation on the spread of a disease. Rules govern how the disease is spread and the length of time it takes to recover. Learners view the spread visually and...
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Rabbits and Wolves

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A change in a parameter can end in overpopulation. The resources gives pupils the opportunity to control the parameters of rabbits and wolves in a natural setting. Using the set parameters, the simulation runs and displays the population...
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Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does life evolve? The interactive provides a simulation based on the Game of Life invented by mathematician John Conway. Users can run the applet with the preset rules and settings or adjust them to view whether overpopulation or...
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Population Dynamics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Some scientists believe the earth is already over its carrying capacity for humans. The video explains what a carrying capacity is and the limiting factors to consider. It also teaches how to calculate growth rate, interpreting growth...
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Genetic Equilibrium: Human Diversity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Investigate the Hardy-Weinberg Principle to explain genetic equilibrium. The 10th lesson plan of a series of 12 is a laboratory exploration of genetic equilibrium. Your classes use a mixture of beans to model allele and genotype...
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African American Population Shifts

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate population trends. In this African American history lesson, students access U.S. Census records from 1900 to the present online. Students analyze the migration of African Americans from one area of the U.S. to another.
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The Motivation for Movement

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the geographic theme of movement. In this migration lesson, students discuss push-pull factors that motivate immigrants and interpret illegal immigration data. Students also discuss the difficulties that illegals face.
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Population Growth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students calculate human emission rate by year 2050. In this social studies lesson, students watch a video online and analyze population trends. They explain how e total emissions affect global climate.
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Pop Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
In this geography skills practice worksheet, students respond to 12 multiple choice questions about world population statistics. 
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As Populations Age, a Chance for Younger Nations

For Students 8th - 12th
For this geography skills worksheet, students read a 4-page article titled "As Populations Age, a Chance for Younger Nations." Students then respond to 4 short answer questions based on the content of the article.
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Push and Pull Factors on Migration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate push and pull factors. In this population trends lesson, students examine primary sources that help them comprehend how push and pull factors have changed over time. 
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Tracing Migration Patterns

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders analyze migration patterns. In this migration lesson, 7th graders use U.S. Census records to trace the migration patterns of 2 German families in Kansas.
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Rough Rule

For Students 6th - 8th
For this algebra activity, learners estimate the Canadian population using the rough rule. There are two questions.