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Other

Description:

This lesson reinforces the idea that Earth's population, including the population of the United States, is gowing at a dramatic rate. It discusses some of the basics of demography, the study of population and its changes, and introduces key terms used to describe a population. The lesson inlcudes an activity in which students use an online reference to look up some population statistics and answer questions related to them.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003062115480T,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Space sciences,Physical sciences,Mathematics,Social Sciences,Graduate/Professional,Space Science,Environmental science,Human geography,Astronomy,Higher Education,Science,NSDL_SetSpec_2634352,Exponential growth,Death rate,Chemistry,Physics,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Birth rate,High School,Replacement-level fertility,Total fertility rate,Earth science,Geoscience,Geography

Language:

English

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