ERIC Number: ED295864
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Population Growth Rate: Teaching Guide. Measures of Progress Poster Kit Number 2.
World Bank, Washington, DC.
This teaching guide accompanies the Population Growth Rate poster kit which is designed to teach students about population growth differences between rich and poor nations and about what people in developing countries are doing to help improve their quality of life. The guide is designed for use with: (1) a poster map of the world providing social and economic indicators and three statistical charts; and (2) six population education photographs with accompanying textual material about family planning, the status of women, economic and social security, education, government policies and health services. The teaching guide contains student worksheets; a student test; and a population growth data table organized by countries, and presents information about: (1) basic concepts; (2) goals and objectives; (3) World Bank data, maps, and country groups; (4) the use of statistics; and (5) terminology. The student worksheets teach: (1) vocabulary matching; (2) how to read and interpret the accompanying maps, charts, and photographs; (3) role playing; and (4) how to use the data table. (JHP)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Birth Rate, Demography, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Family Planning, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Overpopulation, Population Distribution, Population Education, Population Growth, Population Trends, Quality of Life, Resource Units, Secondary Education, Teaching Guides
World Bank Publications Sales Unit, 1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20433 ($6.50; price includes color poster map with charts and six color photographs).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: World Bank, Washington, DC.