Through riddles, cooperative learning activities, and a demonstration, students work through problems to calculate and visualize large...
A secondary reading that provides an overview of world population trends and lifestyles around the world. (Reading...
Students write a tweet on world population being of 7 billion people and enter a school-wide contest
Students engage in a social media contest where they develop a Tweet on the topic of world...
Colorful paperdolls
Students multiply ratios, divide units of time, and subtract death rates from birth rates to calculate population...
Elementary students can turn trash into treasure by reusing old items in the classroom activity Waste Not Want Not
Students identify ways to reduce solid waste by reusing items that might be disposed of in a...
Elementary and middle school students take part in an interactive story about river pollution
Through an interactive story, students experience the pollution of a local river over time and propose methods...
Map of world showing global population size in 1523; From 'World Population' video
Watch human population grow from 1 CE to present and see projected growth in under six minutes....
Through a short-story and discussion about teen pregnancy, and by interpreting a graph about global literacy and...
US Capitol building
Students create a population density map of U.S. population over time, from 1800 to today.

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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