SUBJECTS: Social Studies

TOPICS: Economics, Global Change, Migration, Resource Distribution, World Population Trends/History

Resource Overview

Students participate in a “push/pull” simulation to identify reasons people migrate from one place to another and analyze the similarities and differences between two real-world migrations.

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