Students gerrymander a map of Texas using the "cracking" method
Students debate increasing the number of members in the U.S. House, then gerrymander simulated districts.
Graph of U.S. population growth from 4 million in 1790 to 332 million in 2020 and projection to reach 388 million by 2050
U.S. population from its founding in 1790, to present, and projected U.S. growth through 2050.
Line graph shows the number of immigrants to enter the U.S. over time, divided by their home geographic regions
Line graph displays the number of immigrants to the U.S. by home region over time.
Population pyramid for the U.S. population in 2020. The age diagram shows U.S. population distribution by age and gender
Unites States' population pyramid, or age structure diagram, for the 2020 population.
Line graph shows the number of undernourished people in the world from 1990 to 2016
Line graph shows the number of undernourished people in the world from 1990 to 2016.
The cornerstone of World Population History is an interactive map of the world, where dots represent human...
Set of 4 lessons and 2 readings on the human dimensions of climate change.
Teaching Population is an online lesson plan library for K-12 teachers on population, sustainability and global studies
"Best of" library of readings and lesson plans with interactive methods for all subject areas.
Packet of lessons on the demographic, social and environmental trends that have shaped the USA
Set of 14 lesson plans and 6 readings on U.S. population history and trends.

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