SUBJECTS: Math, Social Studies

TOPICS: Global Change, World Population Trends/History

Resource Overview

Students interpret a graph showing global population projections through 2100, then create gridded bar graphs to represent the relative size of different regions’ populations for different years (past and future).

In the graphing activity Population Future, students compare global population distribution today and future projections

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