ERIC Number: ED071975
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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The Problem is People, Social Studies: 6425.07.
Population education is the focus of this quinmester curriculum guide for secondary students. By examining and comparing past population theories of Malthus and Marx with present theories students will better understand the present situation, cultural attitudes toward the problems, and the ecological consequences of overpopulation. Objectives are for students to: 1) be aware of available information sources on population education; 2) explain the implications of demographic transition; 3) analyze changes that have taken place in birth and death rates; 4) devise a method to illustrate the effect of migration on population distribution of an area; 5) calculate and predict the population growth of selected nations; 6) generalize from given data the economic effects of population growth; 7) cite hazards of unrestricted population growth; 8) predict actions to stabilize population problem. The guide is divided into sections on broad goals, content outline, objectives and learning activities, and materials. (SJM)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Behavioral Objectives, Curriculum Guides, Demography, Environmental Education, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Population Education, Population Growth, Population Trends, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Social Problems, Social Studies, Units of Study, World Problems
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida