Interpret a chart or map of population characteristics of the early United States (i.e., density, distribution, and regional growth). 8.3.7
Links verified 4/9/2013
- Interpret Data
- Data Picking - Students collect data, enter tally marks or numbers and then select which graph is appropriate.
- Interpreting Data with a Random Ball-Picking Machine - experiment with a random generator at a BBC site to collect data to make decisions about probability.
- After you finish working through the ball-picking activity, take a ten-question probability quiz
- Interpreting Data - multiple-choice quiz from Glencoe math [5 questions]
- Overview of a Bar Graph by Nicole Carroll followed by a practice quiz [Use for remediation, designed for grade 4]
- Overview of a Line Graph by Nicole Carroll followed by a practice quiz [Use for remediation, designed for grade 4]
- Play Ball - collect data to put on a picture graph
- Reading Charts and Graphs - compare types of information shown in different kinds of charts
- Population Country Ranks - find rankings for a variety of demographic concepts
- Population Density
- Animated Map - human population growth through history
- Continental Population Density Maps, 1995 - (click on thumbnail image for full size maps)
- Population density - (persons per sq km) - A listing of locations ranked from greatest density to least density
- Population Density on World Maps - Wikipedia article with several maps
- Summary Demographic Data - This page allows you to obtain summary demographic data and population pyramids for one country.
- Where People Live on Planet Earth - a color-coded map produced from populations estimates made for 1994. (click the map for a larger version)
- Population Growth Rate
- Human Population: 2006 Data Sheet - a thirteen-page document.
- Population growth rate - a list of countries ordered from the highest growth rate to the lowest
- Population Growth Rate - a learning module from the World Bank Group
- Population Growth Rate Teaching Activities (with answers) - a learning module from the World Bank Group
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