TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES (TEI) - CURRICULUM - POPULATION DEMOGRAPHICS UNIT

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Activity 4A: Population Pyramid Analysis
Extension: Supporting Two Dependency Groups

aging world unit

Topic: Population Demographics

Part of:
Unit: Our Aging World
Lesson: Population Change by Age and Sex

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Teacher Handout - Population

Student Worksheet - Population Pyramid Analysis

Student Handout - Population, by Age and Sex: 1950, 1990, and 2025

 

Keywords

graph, population change, population pyramid, pyramid graph, pyramid graph analysis, population statistic, statistic, caregiving

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Activity Description

Ask students to look at the population pyramid, “Population, by Age and Sex: 1950, 1990, and 2025,” discuss the pyramid with them briefly, then ask them to answer the questions on the Worksheet —" Population Pyramid Analysis."

 

Extension Activity

Supporting Two Dependency Groups

As a possible extension activity, teachers may wish to include an economics unit and address the ramifications of the middle age group supporting the “dependency” groups of those younger than 15 and older than 65 years old.

 

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