ERIC Number: EJ879379
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
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Analysing the World Population: Using Population Pyramids and "If the World Were a Village"
Caniglia, Joanne; Leapard, Barbara
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v32 n2 p41-44 Sum 2010
The book "If the World Were a Village," by David J. Smith, is the context for analysing and creating graphs of the world's demographic information. Students examine numerical information regarding the more than six billion world inhabitants by imagining the world's population as 100 people.
Descriptors: Population Distribution, Demography, Graphs, Books, Statistical Analysis, Teaching Methods
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