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Population Connection

A Demographically Divided World

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know that birth and life rates vary across the world? The resource, the second in a six-part series, discusses just how demographics differ across countries and why it might be the case. Scholars complete worksheets, watch...
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Gapminder World 2012

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Here is a very interesting infographic that compares the average life expectancies, per capita incomes, and population sizes of every country in the world in 2012.
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Where Life Is Too Short

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils predict how a pandemic would affect aspects of South Africa's society. In this world issues and geography lesson, students read a letter outlining the problems affecting South Africa. Pupils discuss and analyze how resource...
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Health Care

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze information and draw conclusions about the reality of human life expectancy; the battle between health care technology and our own internal time clocks. Students answer questions such as "Why does aging occur and can...
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Shark Quiz

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this sharks worksheet, learners complete 10 multiple choice questions about the Great White Shark and its physical characteristics, diet, life span, and more.
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Gorilla Quiz

For Students 4th - 6th
In this worksheet, students complete 11 multiple choice questions about gorilla's physical characteristics, life span, and weight. Answers are provided.
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Population Demographics

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners explore how life expectancy has been able to increase in recent years.  In this population instructional activity students complete several activities and create a graph. 
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My Family & Me

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students become aware of their family background to make a life plan for their future.  In this heritage lesson students complete activities on their family tree. 
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What Are My Daily Calorie Needs?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners explore what their personal nutritional requirements are.  In this exploratory lesson students calculate their total daily energy needs and energy outputs and study how age is related to changing this. 
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Pets are for Life

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners research the life spans of several animals and create bar graphs comparing this data. Students, as a class, discuss the long term commitment of owning a pet. Learners imagine how their lives would be different if they had a pet...
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Life Expectancy at Birth

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners create a line graph on the life expectancy for males and females in Canada. In this math and health lesson plan, students review table and graph terminology, create line graphs, and analyze the differences in life expectancy...
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Health: The Three Dimensions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the three dimensions of health, wealth, and happiness from both emotional and social perspectives. Among the week-long activities are discussions about good and poor habits, minimizing risks by proper planning and...
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Animal Life Span Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students study and compare the life span of farm animals with their own. They research a farm animal, complete a table and answer comparative questions. They work in jigsaw format groups.
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It's Your Wellness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define wellness and take a Life Expectancy Survey. They discuss factors that affect wellness, view a Powerpoint presentation on wellness, and design a mouse pad that demonstrates how to avoid negative personal risk behaviors.
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Sorting Information Calories from Food

For Students 7th - 10th
In this computer research worksheet, students load ViewPoint and open the Countries file. They utilize the search tool to select countries outside the continents of Europe and North America. Students also utilize the Sort tool to sort...
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How Old Is Old?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils explore longevity in the United States and the impact of one living longer. Statistics are used to identify life expectancy of an individual from his or her birth. Gender differences are investigated.