Arizona Game and Fish Department: Focus Wild Arizona Activity Sheets - Observations and Inferences
Arizona Game and Fish Department

To manage wildlife successfully, we rely on science. We use scientific methods to study the animals.

Mathalicious: Billions & Billions
Mathalicious

In this lesson, students will explore how many people the Earth is adding and losing each minute, and use this to build an exponential model for human population growth.

OLogy: Rising CO2
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Explore the connections between technology, population and rising atmospheric CO2.

Illuminations: National Population Projections
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In this activity, students examine the United States Census Bureau Web site to investigate population projections from 1990-2100.

Illuminations: State Population Projections
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In this activity, students  examine the United States Census Bureau Web site to investigate projections of the total population of states from 1995-2025.

Illluminations: History of Populations
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

The activities at this level focus on studying a series of circle graphs that report the population of the United States and of selected states–Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania–in fifty-year intervals from 1800 to 1950.

Illuminations: Five's a Crowd
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

Students play a game in which they try to list 5 countries or states in order from most crowded to least crowded.

Illuminations: Comparing Counties
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

Students use the data from previous lessons to find the range, median, and mode of the populations.

Flash Forward: One Child to Rule Them All
Flash Forward

Today we travel to a future where a global government institutes a one-child policy on every single family.

Science Rules! To Have Kids Or Not To
Science Rules!

Bioethicist Travis Rieder is confronting some big questions himself, including whether we should procreate in the age of climate change.

The Adaptors: Let's Talk About Babies
The Adaptors

Ethicist Travis Rieder thinks that it’s time we talked about population.

California Academy of Sciences: Patterns - Agriculture + Human Population Growth
California Academy of Sciences

Trace patterns of agricultural expansion through space and time, especially as they relate to climate and geography.