Cropped World Population Map is a cartogram displaying countries' sizes based on population rather than land area
Overview of population cartogram: what is it, when it's used, and limitations.
The environmental impact of raising livestock is represented by chips on the student worksheet
Students graph global meat production, use manipulatives to explore the environmental impact of four different types of...
Video lesson plan of Everything Counts, teacher explains how to run the middle school level activity
Acting as store owners, students conduct a mini-census to identify their potential market and then use different...
Video lesson plan of People and Climate Change, teacher explains how to run the data-rich middle school activity
Students interpret various forms of data (graphic, written, and visual) and identify relationships between population growth, greenhouse...
Students express their thoughts on issues related to population and the environment, then research a specific issue...
Students construct and interpret population pyramids (age-sex distribution charts) and discuss differences in population characteristics at different...

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"The activities not only bring out important content, but they also provide real-world context for environmental, population and sustainability issues. They engage participants in very thought-provoking and critical-thinking discussions.”

Helen de la Maza, Environmental Educator, Irvine, CA