SUBJECTS: Social Studies

TOPICS: Demographic Transition Model, Economics, Education, Fertility/Mortality, Energy, International Comparisons, Land Use, Public Health, World Population Trends/History, Urbanization, Wealth & Poverty

Resource Overview

Acting as the residents of five major regions of the world, students compare various statistics that affect people’s health and well-being.

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