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Mining for Chocolate

After matching everyday products to their rock or mineral sources, students “mine” chocolate chip cookies to discover the... Watch Now

Panther Hunt

Students gain an understanding of carrying capacity when they act as predatory animals in a finite area and... Watch Now

People on the Move

Students participate in a “push/pull” simulation to identify reasons people migrate from one place to another and analyze... Watch Now

Pop Ecology Files

Students graph and interpret growth curves for six mystery species and humans.... Watch Now

Population Circle

Students experience the changing pace of population growth by actively simulating the Earth’s population growth over the last... Watch Now

Population Future

Students interpret a graph showing global population projections through 2100, then create gridded bar graphs to represent the... Watch Now

Power of the Pyramids

Students construct and interpret population pyramids for six countries and discuss differences in the population growth rates of... Watch Now

Stage Stepping

Students simulate several generations of a family’s growth, comparing a two-child and three-child average family size.... Watch Now

Stork and Grim Reaper

In a short demonstration using water and measuring cups, students observe how populations grow when the birth rate... Watch Now

The Peopling of Our Planet

Students watch the video “World Population” and participate in guided exploration of an online timeline to explore how... Watch Now


In this role-playing simulation, students discover what happens to a forest when the demand for wood is greater... Watch Now

Unfair Race

Representing different countries, students step forward or backward based on social and economic conditions in their borders, then... Watch Now

Water, Water Everywhere

Students observe a brief demonstration on the distribution of the world’s water and then calculate how much water... Watch Now

Where Do We Grow From Here?

Students discuss the UN’s population projections to explore how small changes in the fertility rate can produce significantly different future... Watch Now

Who Polluted the Potomac?

Watch the video to see Pop Ed staff walk you through the lesson. "Who Polluted the Potomac?" is... Watch Now