Demonstration of water availability for middle and high students shows the limited amount of freshwater on Earth
Students observe a brief demonstration on the distribution of the world’s water and then calculate how much...
Unique format for compare wealth between the US, Central African Republic, and world that uses the sound of beans hitting a coffee can
Students compare wealth of the average person in the world to that of a person living in...
Photo of US History: Pumping water by hand in 1942 from the sole water supply in this section of Wilder, TN
Acting as presidents from various points in history, students compare U.S. demographic and environmental statistics.
Using the ‘trendalyzer’ program from www.gapminder.org, students construct and interpret dynamic graphs and discuss differences in life...
Question mark on the Earth for a quiz on population trends and events
A pre-test/post-test quiz designed to give teachers and students an overview of world and Canadian population trends.
Students take an online ecological footprint quiz to determine their resource use and test how changes to...
Across the globe and in a short amount of time, we’ve given up the tractor for the...
Apple slices represent different areas of the Earth: water, inhospitable land, used arable land, and arable land for farming
An apple is used as a model to illustrate the limited farmland available on Earth.
Students identify ways that many factors in human society and the natural environment are interdependent by creating...

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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