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D=Demographic Concepts; E=Environmental Connections; S=Societal Connections
PDF Description Curriculum
Degree of Impact cards TP
Demographic Facts of Life Activity: Students calculate the rate of natural increase and corresponding doubling time for several countries. Students calculate the time it has taken for the world to replace the number of people lost in historic disasters. EM, Population Dynamics
Development in Motion W7B, PopMap
Dinner for the World Activity: Students participate in a luncheon-game that simulates inequities in the global distribution of food and wealth. EM, Food&Hunger, P&P, PP-Global-Family
Double Take Activity: Students listen to a mathematical folktale and mathematical riddles and solve related word problems. COP
Double Trouble Activity: Students explore the concepts of exponential growth and doubling time through a lab activity with yeast and an analysis of the human population growth curve. EM, Population Dynamics
Earth Cookie Activity: Students decorate a cookie that represents the basic portions of the Earth, and develop an appreciation for the limited farmland. COP, TP
Earth: The Apple of Our Eye (elem) COP, TP
Earth: The Apple of Our Eye (mid/high) EM, Food&Hunger, P&P, TP, PP-Land
Eco-Ethics Activity: Students examine their own values by considering various environmental dilemmas and evaluating how different reactions impact the planet. P&P, TP, PP-Sustain-Future