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Environmental Science: Human Population

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TN Environmental Science Standards


Human Population


A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to printt

 

Environmental Science: Standard 3 - Human Population
Checks for Understanding
3.1 | 3.2 | 3.3 | 3.4 | 3.5 | 3.6

Science Curriculum Standards
3260 - Environmental Science

Internet Resources
Interpret and create graphs depicting human populations.
3.1
  1. Population Country Ranks - find rankings for a variety of demographic concepts
  2. Population Density
    1. Animated Map - human population growth through history
    2. Continental Population Density Maps, 1995: (click on thumbnail image for full size maps)
    3. Population density - (persons per sq km) - A listing of locations ranked from greatest density to least density
    4. Population Density on a World Map - This data set shows the number of people per square kilometer around the world in 1994.
    5. Summary Demographic Data - This page allows you to obtain summary demographic data and population pyramids for one country.
    6. Where People Live on Planet Earth - a color-coded map produced from populations estimates made for 1994. (click the map for a larger version)
Compare and contrast population growth rates and demographics for countries at various stages of economic development.
3.2
  1. Population Growth Rate
    1. Human Population: 2006 Data Sheet - a thirteen-page document An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
    2. Population growth rate - a list of countries ordered from the highest growth rate to the lowest
    3. Population growth rate (All Descending) - a more detailed listing of the growth rates
    4. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsPopulation Growth Rate - a learning module from the World Bank Group
    5. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsPopulation Growth Rate Teaching Activities (with answers) - a learning module from the World Bank Group
Analyze age structure diagrams to predict population growth rates.
3.3
 
Describe how the U.S. population experienced demographic transition.
3.4
  1. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsMigration - Why people move - lesson plan from National Geographic A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsMigration to and in the U.S. - lesson plan from National Geographic A lesson plan can be found at this site
  3. Migration Information Source - offers useful tools, vital data, and essential facts on the movement of people worldwide
  4. Migration News - posted by the University of California - Davis
  5. Thirteen Reasons Our Ancestors Migrated - Reasons for migration.
  6. Why People Migrate - Effect of Migration on Population Growth
  7. European Immigration - Description of reasons for emigration and changes they made in America.
  8. Natives and Immigrants - Welcome to the Natives and Immigrants view of the Gold Rush. Follow the pathway of one of these cultures: As you move through the exhibitions, look for the Native and Immigrant labels at the top of the page to learn more about how these cultures experienced the Gold Rush
Use the concept of the ecological footprint to predict the ecological consequences of human population growth.
3.5
 
Discuss pros and cons of methods used to manage a country’s population growth.
3.6
 

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