ERIC Number: ED299219
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-May
Reference Count: N/A
U.S. Population: Charting the Change. A Population Learning Series. Student Chartbook.
Crews, Kimberly A.; Concellier, Patricia
This student chartbook on the demography of the United States uses text and corresponding maps and charts to teach demographic concepts and terminology. The first reading, "Population Change in the U.S." explains natural increase, net migration, and growth or decrease of population for 1980-1986. The second reading, "U.S. Population by Age and Sex" discusses population pyramids, the baby boom, and aging. The "U.S. Household Composition" is the third reading, and it covers household and family size, 1950-1985. The fourth reading, "U.S. Racial and Ethnic Composition" discusses factors affecting composition, trends and projections, and regional trends. "The Wage Gap" is the fifth reading, and it compares educational attainments and occupations of white males, white females, black males, and black females. The sixth and final reading is "Migration in the United States," and it discusses historical migration trends, recent trends, characteristics of migrants, and the effects of migration. A 24-word glossary is included. Information on Population Reference Bureau, Inc. membership and other educational materials produced by them is provided. (DJC)
Descriptors: Ethnic Distribution, Ethnic Groups, Family Characteristics, Instructional Materials, Migration, Population Education, Population Growth, Population Trends, Racial Distribution, Salary Wage Differentials, Secondary Education, Supplementary Reading Materials
Population Reference Bureau, Inc., 777-154th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005 ($2.00; $1.75 for two or more).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Population Reference Bureau, Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: Red ink used for titles and subheadings in text and for charts.