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Grades 6-8

The History of Us

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SUBJECTS: Social Studies

TOPICS: Exponential Growth, Family Size Decisions, Fertility/Mortality, Global Change, World Population Trends/History

Resource Overview

History of population growth background reading: Most human population growth has happened in the past 200 years. Students learn about historic events that impacted population size and discover how and where our numbers are projected to change in the future. Glossary included.

A graph showing the growth of human population from 0 CE to the current day.

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