Students watch the video “World Population” and participate in guided exploration of an online timeline to explore how improvements in medicine, food and agriculture, and public health and sanitation during the Industrial Revolution contributed to population growth.
Students construct and interpret population pyramids for six countries and discuss differences in the population growth rates of each.
In small groups, students explore changes in regional fertility rates and life expectancy trends over time and discuss how factors... Read more »
Students access www.WorldPopulationHistory.org to research historical events and determine which events they deem to be most important in meeting human needs. Students... Read more »
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