TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

Activity 1A: Growth of the Older Population

Pass out (or put on the overhead) the table, “Growth of the Older Population: 1900– 2050” from the U. S. Census Bureau.

Students should:

  • read and interpret the table
  • determine the percentages of people 65 or older for each time period
  • share and discuss their calculations
Keywords: 

Graph, population, percent, census, calculate

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Activity Code: 
1A
Unit Reference: 
Our Aging World
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 1: Population Changes Over Time