ERIC Number: ED391712
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
World Population: Fundamentals of Growth. Student Chartbook. Third Edition.
Kent, Mary Mederios
This booklet is designed for K-12 students and educators to learn about world population growth factors. Data are shown through charts and graphs with brief explanations. The booklet contains: (1) "World Population Growth and Regional Distribution through History"; (2) "Population Growth through Natural Increase"; (3) "Effect of Migration on Population Growth"; (4) "Three Patterns of Population Change"; (5) "The Status of Women"; (6) "Patterns of World Urbanization"; (7) "World Health"; (8) "Study Questions"; (9) "Largest Urban Areas in the World in 1950, 1995, and 2015"; (10) "1995 World Population Data Sheet"; (11) "Data Sheet Definitions"; (12) "Data Sheet Notes"; (13) "Countries, Areas, and Densities"; (14) "Glossary of Population Terms"; and (15) "For Further Reading and Research." The information comes from data gathered by the International Programs Center, Population Division, of the U.S. Bureau of the Census; the Population Division and the Statistical Division of the United Nations; and the World Bank. (EH)
Descriptors: Birth Rate, Community Size, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Size, Human Geography, Immigration, Migration, Mortality Rate, Overpopulation, Population Distribution, Population Growth, Population Trends, Relocation, Residential Patterns, Social Studies
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Population Reference Bureau, Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: Some colored charts may not photocopy well. Third edition revised and adapted by Kimberly A. Crews and Jessica Teish.