Lesson Plans and Worksheets
Browse by Subject
Overpopulation Teacher Resources
Find Overpopulation educational ideas and activities
In this global problems worksheet, students are given a list of ten issues that we face world wide and they rank the list in order of priority after discussing the topics with a group. Students then order the top ten problems that we will face in the next 25 to 50 years.
Sixth graders find Greece on the map and recognize how the geography of Greece was important in its development. In this ancient Greece lesson, 6th graders research Greece and compare to the civilization of ancient Egypt. Students answer critical thinking questions about Greece. Students define democracy and relate to ancient Greece.
Sixth graders examine Ancient Greece and its development of democracy. In this Greek History lesson, 6th graders explore the rise of city-states in Greece and its overall effect on the development of democracy. The class continues with an in depth discussion on what their original idea of democracy was, and how it has changed.
An exploration of Indian and Pakistani cultures and conflicts throughout the 20th - 21st centuries, this presentation features relevant political cartoons and poignant photos to illustrate the breadth of politics in India and Pakistan. Viewers will be able to pair what they learn from these slides with what they hear about current conflicts between these two nations.
Students explore world history by identifying geographic locations in class. In this Mesopotamia lesson, students view a timeline of the history of Mesopotamia and the different empires that ruled the area. Students view a PowerPoint presentation and complete several worksheets about the culture and people of Mesopotamia.
Students explore world history by completing timeline activities in class. In this Ancient Greece lesson, students identify the geography of Greece and view timeline lectures of the Greek Empires. Students view a video about Greece and color in a map of the location with their class.
Students explore the relationship between Japan and the United States between 1915 and 1932. In this diplomacy lesson plan, students examine the Open Door Policy, 21 Demands, and the invasion of Manchuria by Japan. Students conduct research of secondary and primary sources.
Fifth graders complete activities with Chapter 9 of the book The Fastest Pig in the West by Randi Hacker. In this literature activity, 5th graders discuss the concept of saving face and how it affects the main character's decisions. Students also research ancient Chinese civilization in order to better understand the context of the story.
Students will explore carrying capacity within populations. In this Biology lesson plan, students will calculate the carrying capacity of pill-bugs in different environments. They will see how the pill-bugs are influenced by biotic and abiotic factors. To close the lesson, the students will create an environment for their own pill-bugs that will monitored and cared for until their pill-bugs die off.