ERIC Number: ED249096
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Sep
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)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Economics, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Mathematics Education, Population Education, Population Growth, Population Trends, Science Education, Social Studies
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
Authoring Institution: Zero Population Growth, Inc., Washington, DC.