Chapter 4: Population Biology
Chapter 4 Outline (word doc)
- “Chapter 4: Population Biology” review.
- Online “Population Biology” matching game.
- “Population Biology” wordsearch (word doc) .
- “Population Biology” crossword puzzle (word doc).
Links to Go Further:
- The U.S. Census bureau lets you find the population of any area of the U.S from the 2000 census as well as two other surveys: http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/AGSGeoAddressServlet? . .
- A population biology online quiz: http://java.glencoe.com/servlets/ . . .
- Carrying capacity description with good pictures: http://mmcconeghy.com/students/supcarryingcapacity.html
- Grided Population of the World and the Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project: http://beta.sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/gpw/
- HumPop is a multimedia tutorial program. HumPop introduces and illustrates population concepts and issues. It can be used with IntlPop from the activities section: http://geosim.cs.vt.edu/huip.html
- This page allows you to obtain population pyramids (graphs that show the distribution of population by age and sex) for one country: http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idbpyr.html
- All about human population growth: http://www.globalchange.umich.edu/globalchange2/current/lectures/human_pop/human_pop.html
- “Populus” simulations of population biology: http://www.cbs.umn.edu/populus/
- Lesson on cities as population centers: http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/lessons.cfm?Grade=6-8&BenchmarkID=4&DocID=278
- “Why Six Billion?” about the big baby boom: http://whyfiles.org/096y6b/
- All about carrying capacity with good photos: http://curriculum.calstatela.edu/courses/builders/lessons/less/biomes/carryingcap.html
- See the current world population, compare it to years back to 1970, and forecast the population up until 2037: http://www.ibiblio.org/lunarbin/worldpop/