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Crash Course: Ecology

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Viewers take a Crash Course in Ecology with a 12-video collection that takes a look at where organisms come from, how they interact, and how they influence their environments. The videos, appropriate for in class or remote learning, use...
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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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World Population Growth PASS Preparation: Teacher Guide

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers can prepare for an exam on world population growth with this slide show. Each slide contains a multiple choice questions where they must read and interpret maps, charts, and graphs containing information on world...
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6 Billion and Counting

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Will all the people be able to fit? Using historical population growth rates for continents, pupils determine estimates for the future population. The second day, pupils investigate whether a linear, quadratic, or exponential function...
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Populations and Human Impact on the Ecosystem

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A respectful resource is available to support your ecology lecture. Introduce the population concepts of limiting factors and carrying capacity and then examine the example of a deer population in northern Arizona. Take a look at the...
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The World Population: Linear and Exponential Models

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore population growth.  In this Algebra II lesson plan, 11th graders develop several models for the growth of the world’s population.  Students investigate the validity of each model in predicting past, current and...
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Exponential Growth—U.S. Population and World Population

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Show how exponential growth can look linear. Pupils come to understand the importance of looking at the entire picture as they compare the US population to the world population. Initially, the populations look linear with the same rate...
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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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Population Growth and Urban Planning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the following terms and their definitions: zero population growth, population density, demographics, urban sprawl, census, immigration, migration, infrastructure, population booms, megacities, birthrate, death rate,...
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Population Biology - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the effects of different density-dependent and density-independent factors on population growth. They explore how the interactions of organisms can affect population growth. Students explore the pattern of population...
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Human Population Growth

For Students 7th - 9th
In this human population growth worksheet, students create a graph of human population growth and predict future growth using the data given in a chart. Students identify factors that affect population growth.
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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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Is Population Control Ethical?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
China's one-child (now two-child) policy has long been a controversial topic around the world. But could it be the solution to a seemingly unsolvable problem? High schoolers read Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix before...
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The World Population Explosion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars are introduced to some of the fundamental questions about the connections among population, resources and energy use, and environmental impacts. They explore population growth, interpret a line graph and calculate their...
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Population Patterns

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study patterns of population growth in an ecosystem and why populations must remain in balance. They interpret basic population graphs and suggest scenarios about different population growth patterns in an ecosystem.
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Word Population Growth in Billions

For Students 9th
In this Algebra I/Algebra II instructional activity, 9th graders explore and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models of the world population growth.  The lesson is intended to be done with a graphing calculator.  The two page...
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The Neolithic Agricultural Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What effect could one person's invention have on the human race? In the case of the Neolithic Agricultural Revolution, small improvements in farming methods led to increased food production. The human population began to boom, leading us...
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Human Population Growth

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The total world population is predicted to pass 8 billion by 2025, which is less than 10 years from now. The video focuses on human population growth and the impact it has had and is having on our planet and other populations. It...
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An Introduction to Thomas Malthus' An Essay on the Principle of Population

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can human population ever exceed its ability to produce food? High schoolers watch a short overview of Thomas Malthus's An Essay on the Principle of Population to learn more about the subsistence level of the human population, and how...
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Exploding Populations

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
According to the UN, the world's population could be as high as 17 billion by 2100. In the activity, scholars briefly read about human population growth. In groups, they then research the relationship between human population and...
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Linear and Exponential Models

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How many people did you say? An instructive lesson uses human population growth to explore linear and exponential functions. Learners work cooperatively to use real-world population data and apply concepts of models.
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The World Population: Logistic Model

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the various uses of the logistic function. Students use the internet to collect world population data and find a logistic model for their data and use their chosen model to predict future populations.
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World Population Activity II: Excel

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students import UNEP World population data/projections from either the World Population Prospects: The 2002 Revision Population Database - UN Population Division or a text file. They graph this data by itself, and then along with...
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World Population Activity I: Excel

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students use Excel to explore population dynamics using the Logistic equation for (S-shaped) population growth. This activity is primarily intended as an introductory tutorial on using Excel.