World in the Balance

Students make estimates on how many people they believe live on Earth. While watching a video, they take notes on the issues facing Kenya, Japan and India. In groups, they calculate how long it takes for a country to double in size. To end the instructional activity, they discuss the challenges countries face with increasing populations.

5th - 8th Math 40 Views 164 Downloads
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Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
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Inquiry-Based Learning

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