Illuminations: National Population Projections

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

Using the five provided pyramids, students analyze the data to determine how the population is distributed over time, and explain what factors might contribute to these trends.


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Math Topics
Data, Graphing & Statistics
Social Studies Topics
K-6, Educator
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

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