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28 resources with the concept overpopulation

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World Population History

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Six lessons challenge 21st-century learners to interpret maps, analyze real-world data sets, and use technology such as GIS to understand key global issues. The lessons, which can be used sequentially as a unit or individually, are...
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The Anthropocene and the Near Future: Crash Course Big History #9

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The Anthropocene covers the last century in an unofficial geological era. An informative video considers both the pros and cons of progress. It discusses the environmental impact, changes in lifestyle, political changes, wars, and...
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The Science of Overpopulation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The population of the US increased 300 percent in the 20th century, but the use of raw materials increased by 1,700 percent. Explore human population growth over time with a video that examines the history of why such growth has occurred...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This exam touches upon every topic within the typical first year biology course.. A broad variety of question styles give high schoolers every opportunity to show what they know. Why start from scratch when a comprehensive final exam is...
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Why China Ended its One-Child Policy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Was China's one-child policy a good idea? Historians analyze the country's one-child policy in place for more than 40 years. They view a short video explaining the revocation of the one-child rule and what it means for the future of the...
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Where Do We Grow from Here?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know that the population is expected to grow to 11 billion by 2100? The resource serves final installment in a six-part series on the global population and its effects. Scholars interpret data from the United Nations about the...
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Defusing the Population Bomb

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
With a human population of 7.6 billion and counting, how do we tackle the population problem? Examine the data using a video from an extensive science playlist. The resource explains why the human population began to increase rapidly,...
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What Is the Tragedy of the Commons?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What's good for all of us is good for each of us. The Tragedy of the Commons refers to a situation in which one person's decision to act in his or her own best interest negatively affects the rest of the population—and ultimately, him or...
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Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does life evolve? The interactive provides a simulation based on the Game of Life invented by mathematician John Conway. Users can run the applet with the preset rules and settings or adjust them to view whether overpopulation or...
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Types of Natural Selection

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Natural selection—good things come to those who mate. The video introduces the idea of natural selection. Then it details three types: directional, stabilizing, and disruptive. It includes both graphs and examples for each type.
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Population, Sustainability, and Malthus: Crash Course World History 215

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Thomas Malthus posed the most famous, and most easily disproven, theory about projected population growth in economic history. What did he get wrong—and why? Explore the Malthusian Theory of Population with a Crash Course video that...
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Communities on the Threshold of Change

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Viewers of the short documentary Santa Cruz Del Islote consider how changes in climate and overfishing impact the life style of the 1,200 residents of a small island off the coast of Cartagena, Columbia.
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The Urban Explosion

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate the uncontrolled development of the world's major cities. They define key vocabulary terms, view and discuss video excerpts, and complete a project that involves drawing a "perfect city," developing a plan to...
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How Do Populations Grow?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine how populations grow and how invasive species can affect the balance of ecosystems. They simulate the growth of lily pads, analyze and record the data, and simulate the results of an invasive species on an ecosystem.
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Overpopulation

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Students examine population growth and how it impacts our environment.  In this population lesson students identify the causes and consequences of overpopulation.
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Human Population Growth in the Future, What are We Going to Do?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students predict what will happen to human population in the future. In this biology lesson, students brainstorm possible solutions to overpopulation problems. They create a persuasive brochure about their views on this issue.
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Deer Population

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders study deer including their reproduction rate and management in Pennsylvania.  In this deer overpopulation lesson students estimate deer population and suggest management tools. 
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Population Impact on the Environment

For Students 6th - 8th
In this population impact worksheet, middle schoolers investigate how the growth in human population has contributed to certain effects on the environment. This worksheet has 5 short answer and 4 fill in the blank questions.
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Companion Animals

For Students 6th - 7th
In this animals instructional activity, students discuss their own pets. Then students answer 3 questions having to do with pets and overpopulation. Students then separate into debate teams and debate licensing and breeding issues.
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World History: Why Civilizations Fall

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine factors leading to the demise of ancient civilizations. They list causes that led to the downfall of these societies. Students conduct Internet research and participate in online archaeological investigations.
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Natural Resources: Getting a Fair Share?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils explore the impact of human behavior on key components of the environment, examine how theirn own personal decisions have added to the problem, and explore possible solutions to the current ecological crisis.
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Populations Lab - Exponential Graphing

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate the application of populations that exists in one's everyday environment, in order to develop an understanding of how mathematics is a key component in the understanding of population dynamics.
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The History and Future of Human Population Growth

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students create a timeline of human population growth based on guided reading. In this biology lesson, students analyze the trend of how population increased over time. They share their findings in class.
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Review of Populations

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students review the concept of populations. In this Biology lesson plan, students will work with a partner to talk through what they remember from the unit on populations. The class will then begin to work through a concept map as a way...