Question mark on the Earth for a quiz on population trends and events
Nine question quiz designed to give teachers and students an overview of world and U.S. population trends....
Cropped World Population Map is a cartogram displaying countries' sizes based on population rather than land area
Students analyze, interpret, and evaluate conclusions on population data from the World Population Map, and then construct...
Student-created graphs show Brazil's total population and urban population in 1980 and 2015
Students compare the World Population Map with an equal area map to calculate statistics related to urbanization...
Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
Students use the Human Land Use overlay and Timeline on www.WorldPopulationHistory.org to research how humans’ changing use of...
Students use paper plates and counting cards to simulate future population projections
Students discuss the UN’s population projections to explore how small changes in the fertility rate can produce...
Different vegetables in serving dishes.
Human population, now over 7 billion, cannot continue to grow indefinitely. There are limits to the life-sustaining...
The role and status of women around the world is very closely tied to fertility rates and...
Just a hundred years ago the world’s population had yet to reach two billion, less than a...
Students watch the video “World Population” and participate in guided exploration of an online timeline to explore...

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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