ERIC Number: ED461557
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Population, Poverty, and Land Degradation. Teacher's Guide to World Resources. Comprehensive Coursework on the Global Environment.
Snyder, Sarah A.
This teacher's guide presents teaching suggestions and presentation materials about the complex connections among population growth, economic activity, and changes in the environment. The lesson is divided into five parts and may be completed in one or more class periods. Student handouts include: (1) "Facts about Population, Poverty, and Land Degradation"; and (2) "Causes of Soil Degradation." Transparency masters are titled: (1) "Trends and Projections in World Population Growth, 1750-2050"; (2) "Soil Degradation as a Percent of Vegetated Land, 1945-90"; (3) "Projected Population of the World , 1990-2150"; and (4) "Energy Consumption Per Capita in Six Countries, 1991." (EH)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Developing Nations, Development, Energy, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Global Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Population Education, Population Trends, Poverty, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Sustainable Development, Teaching Guides
World Resources Institute, 1709 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20006. Tel: 202-638-6300.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Morristown, NJ.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Environmental Education Section.; National Geographic Society, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: World Resources Inst., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia; South America