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66 resources with the keyterm population growth

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Study Jams! Population Growth

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Along came a spider, who sat down beside her. She screamed, but RJ wouldn't smash it because spiders are a limiting factor for other insects in an ecosystem. In this video, other common limiting factors for populations are listed....
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Population Map

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Here is a very interesting graphic of a world map where each country's size is adjusted accordingly to its population. The bottom row of the document also includes several maps depicting the major shifts and growth of the world...
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Population Simulation with M&M's

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Math and M&Ms® go great together when introducing a modeling activity. Allow your learners to simulate population growth and decay of fish in a pond and share their reasoning for the change in fish. With such an impact we have on our...
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Population Limiting Factors ~ Boom or Bust!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There was a situation in the Kaibab desert of Arizona during which the deer population exploded. Wildlife biologists examine historical data using a graphing calculator in order to learn about population growth, limiting factors, and...
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Modeling Population Growth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers create linear, exponential, and quadratic models of U.S. population data to determine which function best represents U.S. population growth. They predict future populations based on each model.
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Factors In Population Growth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine both historical and recent estimates of world population. They identify regions of the world that have had significant population growth in the last decade and speculate on reasons for this.
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AP: Chapter 54: Ecosystems

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A lot of learning is packed into these 23 questions about ecosystems. Advanced biology classes apply their knowledge of communities, productivity, biogeochemical cycles, and human impact on the environment by writing short answers for...
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The Calcumites are Coming!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the concept of population growth. In this population growth lesson, students graph the population growth of a 'calcumite' which is a made up species whose population grows exponentially. High schoolers plot the...
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How Fast is the U.S. Population Growing?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Through a mix of modeling and direct instruction, learners are introduced to exponential data. They investigate the population of the United States using the TI-nspire calculator. Multiple data representations are used to explore aspects...
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Castle in the Sky

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students research trends on housing, including predictions about environmental factors, population growth, technology, and their effects on housing in the future. They become familiar with the work of Maxfield Parrish and his use of...
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Population Growth Rates

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students determine the average annual rate of change (growth rate) of U.S. national population for each decade of historical census data.
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Debate on China's One Child Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers learn about China's One Child Policy. They read an article about a specific family's experience under the policy (not included) and research and explain the key points of the policy. They assess the pros and cons in a...
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AP: Chapter 52: Population Ecology

For Students 9th - 12th
For AP biology or ecology classes, here is a worksheet that explores population growth. Carrying capacity, limiting factors, and k-strategies are dealt with using short-answer questions. 
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How Does Your Population Grown?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Do you know how the population has grown of your community? Can you predict the population over the next half century? Can we find an algebraic model that matches our data? These along with many more questions can be researched by...
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Population Growth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A single slide depicts the normal population growth curve. The curve reaches a steady state when the population reaches carrying capacity. You can use this slide when teaching about populations, but it may be more effective to insert it...
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Human Population - Worksheet and Reading Guide

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Stretch young environmentalists' minds with the ten questions in this worksheet. Though written as a reading guide, most of the questions can follow a lecture on human population dynamics and environmental impact. You will need to...
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Whoa! Slow Down-Some of You!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze demographic data (growth rate, natural increase, fertility rate, crude birth rates, and crude death rates) and determine which areas of the world contain the fastest and slowest growth rates. They construct...
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Pollution

For Teachers 6th
Think-pair-share gets the class warmed up and ready to start considering human impact and pollution in the environment. Students use Inspiration Software to create graphic organizers showing the causes and effects of pollution on soil,...
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What Will the Land Support?

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students simulate population growth and land use capacity by playing a board game. For this science lesson, students create new guidelines to conserve land resources. They explain how the land's carrying capacity affects living things.
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Create a City: An Urban Planning Exercise

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the effects of population growth in Arizona.  In this history lesson, students work in small groups to create a "perfect" city. Activities include examining the Arizona census results then discussing the importance of...
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Displaying Populations: Jellybeans, Paper and People

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate the factors affecting population growth. In this biology lesson, students collect data from the lab and graph them. They estimate population size using a mathematical formula.
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Environmental Limitations

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the environmental factors that affect population growth. In this biology lesson, 7th graders create a city following certain criteria. They present their posters in class.
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Using The Percent of Change to Measure NC Growth

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students analyze the pattern and growth of a population. In this statistics lesson, students collect data on population growth and plot their findings on a graph. They analyze the pattern for increase and decrease of population.
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Calculating Population Growth for a Region

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners research population growth of regions of Canada. In this Social Studies lesson, students use included links on the Internet to find information about population growth in areas of Canada. A worksheet for each region is included....