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View Resource Worldmapper

This collection of cartograms, or density-equalizing maps, shows the world's territories re-sized on each map according to the variable being mapped. Over 100 variables have been mapped, including population, land area, wealth, and education. The maps and data files cover 200 territories, mainly United Nation Member States, and include at least 99.95 percent of the world's population. The colors...

View Resource Population Change and Distribution: 1990 to 2000

This report, part of a series that analyzes population and housing data collected from the census of 2000, highlights population size and distribution changes between 1990 and 2000 in regions, states, counties, and large cities. Data, maps, and discussion are used to examine the size of the population increase, which states and regions experienced the largest growth, where the largest proportion...

View Resource UNdata

The United Nations (UN) website contains a tremendous amount of data, and for some new users (and even those who are more experienced), it may be a bit overwhelming. Recently, the UN created this fine website designed to assist those who might need a bit of assistance with this whole process. On the UN Data site, visitors can simply type in their search terms, look over a list of popular searches...

View Resource Population: Growth

This lesson discusses population growth, both in the United States and in the world. Topics include factors that influence population growth, such as government policy, religion, education or economic levels, energy use per capita, and whether a country is agrarian or industrial. The lesson includes an activity in which students research an online resource on population growth and answer...

View Resource Population: Basic Statistics

This lesson reinforces the idea that Earth's population, including the population of the United States, is growing at a dramatic rate. It discusses some of the basics of demography, the study of population and its changes, and introduces key terms used to describe a population. The lesson includes an activity in which students use an online reference to look up some population statistics and...

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