Students read a news article about local population growth and the resulting sprawl, create and write a...
Earth Day Lessons Middle School Students
Students develop an index of the ten factors they identify as most important to a sustainable community...
Simulation of cleaning oil from a marine bird's feathers
Students use the engineering design process to create and test prototypes for cleaning up oil spills and...
Students draw age structure diagrams for six countries and discuss the three general shapes of population pyramids
Students construct and interpret population pyramids for six countries and discuss differences in the population growth rates...
Students articulate their thoughts on issues related to population and the environment, then research a specific issue...
In small groups, students explore changes in regional fertility rates and life expectancy trends over time and...
Students articulate their thoughts about the ethical issues related to population reaching seven billion and consider the...

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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