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Curipod generated lesson: "POPULATION GROWTH". #11-13

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In a few words, what is Population?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Over the last two centuries, global population has grown exponentially, from 1 billion people in 1820 to over 7.7 billion people today. Factors such as improved medical care, increased agricultural production, and reduced death rates are all contributors to population growth. Population growth has presented society with many challenges, from environmental degradation to economic inequality.
Population Growth: Exploring the Exponential Increase in the Global Population
3. Slide
60 seconds
Population Growth: The increase in the number of people that inhabit a given area. Demography: The study of human populations, including their size, composition, and distribution. Exponential Growth: A type of growth that occurs in populations that reproduce at a consistent rate.
4. Slide
60 seconds
The world population is projected to reach 9.7 billion people by 2050. The majority of population growth is expected to take place in the poorest countries around the world. The population of Japan is expected to decrease by 20% by 2050 due to a low fertility rate.
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5. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are some potential consequences of population growth that could have a negative impact on the environment?
6. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are the potential consequences of rapid population growth, and what steps can be taken to mitigate them?
7. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a smiling pizza slice chilling at the beach with sunglasses and a sunhat
8. Poll
60 seconds
What is the current estimated world population as of 2021?
  • Approximately 7.9 billion
  • Approximately 5.2 billion
  • Approximately 10.6 billion
9. Poll
60 seconds
Which country has the largest population in the world?
  • China
  • India
  • United States
10. Poll
60 seconds
'Population growth rate' refers to what?
  • The increase or decrease in a country's population over a period of time
  • The percentage of people over the age of 65
  • The number of births per year
11. Poll
60 seconds
Which continent has the highest population growth rate?
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Europe
12. Poll
60 seconds
What is 'replacement-level fertility'?
  • The level at which a generation replaces itself, typically through two children per woman.
  • The number of deaths per year which causes zero population growth.
  • A term used to describe large families with more than six children.

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