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ERIC Number: ED249096
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Sep
Pages: 51
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
EdVentures in Population Education. Teacher's Guide.
Zero Population Growth, Inc., Washington, DC.
This kit contains 16 comprehensive activity modules that elementary and secondary teachers can use to introduce students to a wide range of population trends. The modules may also be used to introduce these trends to citizens in the community. Each module includes: (1) recommended educational level; (2) curriculum area (science, social studies, mathematics, language arts, social studies, economics, geography); (3) concept(s) fostered; (4) introductory comments; (5) instructional strategies for activities; (6) follow-up activities; and (7) references to other modules. Concepts or topics addressed include: population density; mathematical operations related to population dynamics; developing communication skills on community population issues; total fertility rate and average family size; population distribution; resource allocation; age structure; birth and death rate; planning and population policy; carrying capacity; interrelationships among global population, resources, and environment; values clarification; and zero population growth. Also included is a fact sheet and two copies of the Population Education Newsletter, Interchange. (JN)
Zero Population Growth, Inc., 1346 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036 ($15.00 for kit).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Zero Population Growth, Inc., Washington, DC.