Lesson Plan

Grades 9-12

Exploring the Timeline

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40 minutes (Part 1); 1 hour (Part 2)

SUBJECTS: Social Studies

TOPICS: Global Change, World Population Trends/History

Resource Overview

Students analyze the timeline on the A Quick Trip to 7.6 Billion poster to answer questions and complete a graphic organizer, exploring how past events have contributed to our current population size and resource use.

Poster thumbnail showing timeline of milestones that impacted global population numbers

Features of This Resource

  • E-poster available online – great for virtual learning
  • Opportunity for chronological thinking and historical reasoning
  • Students determine cause and effect connections

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