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Other

Description:

One of the primary tools that demographers use to understand population is the age structure diagram, a graphic representation that shows the distribution by ages of females and males within a certain population. This lesson describes how these diagrams are constructed and interpreted. It includes an activity in which students use online data on Native American populations from the United States Census Bureau to construct their own diagrams.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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Keywords:

NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Earth science,Higher Education,Space Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003062114211T,Mathematics,Social Sciences,Graduate/Professional,Environmental science,Human geography,Astronomy,Demographic profile,Science,NSDL_SetSpec_2634352,Chemistry,Physics,Population pyramid,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,Geography,Physical sciences,Geoscience,Space sciences

Language:

English

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