Grades 6-8, 9-12
This lesson plans linked below accompany the World Population Map, a population cartogram.
Population Squared is an introductory activity that ensures students understand the cartogram and how it differs from traditional land area maps. Land Use Squared explores urbanization and arable land as they relate to population size. Other Population Education lessons are listed below that will further your students’ understanding of cartograms and demographics.
These activities are scalable for middle and high school classrooms. The content focus is social studies but all are interdisciplinary, relying on and applying knowledge and skills from mathematics and English language arts.
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