Gr. 6; Gr. 7; Gr. 8
Geography--Study and teaching (Middle school);
Students will discuss reasons why a country might try to limit its birth rate. Students will compare geographic data for China and India. Students will use an online database to compare other population indicators for China and India. Students will write paragraphs explaining what these population statistics reveal about China and India. Students will read and answer questions about the population situation in China and India. Students will create a visual display of population data. Students will determine whether India should adopt a one-child policy.
Department of Geography
Geographic Alliance of Iowa
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Davidson, Kelly, "Comparing India and China's Population with Pasta" (2012). Open Educational Resources. 73.