ADVENTURES IN EDUCATION. by Zero Population Growth Inc., 1984. This
kit includes samples of approaches and activities you can use in the classroom
to introduce the students on a wide range of basic and important population
concepts, facts and issues.
ELEMENTARY POPULATION ACTIVITIES KIT. Zero Population Growth Educational
Materials, Box 3, 1346 Conn. Ave., NW., Washington, DC. 20036, 1982.
Twenty modules that can be used individually, or together to form a unit
of study. Covers such topics as energy consumption, exponential growth,
migration, doubling time and the kit can easily be incorporated into different
disciplines. Teacher's guide included. K-6.
ENVIRONMENT AND POPULATION. Kathryn Horsley, et al., Washington:
National Education Association, 1972. Source book for secondary teachers
on issues relating to environment and population.
GLOBAL 2000 COUNTDOWN KIT. Zero Population Growth Educational Materials,
Box 3, 1346 Conn. Ave., NW., Washington, DC. 20036. A comprehensive
teaching kit on our Earth's population, environment and resources for use
in secondary classrooms. The kit includes 14 modules each covering
a different topic and complete with topic overviews, teacher's guide and
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE, AND LIVING TOGETHER. Leon E. Clark, Population
Reference Bureau, Inc., 1337 Conn. Ave., NW., Washington, DC. 20036.
Helps students examine their attitudes toward marriage, divorce and living
together and compares students' views with a cross-section of American
opinion. Junior High-College.
MORTALITY AMERICAN STYLE: A Tale of Two States. Leon E. Clark,
Population Reference Bureau, Inc., 1337 Conn. Ave., NW., Washington, DC.
20036. Designed to help students develop an awareness of the relationship
between lifestyle and health and life expectancy. Encourages student
analysis of data on mortality rates from tables and charts provided.
PEOPLE! Robert C. Cook and Jane Lecht, Washington: Columbia
Books, 1973. An introduction to the study of population, e.g. how
it grows, how it affects us, and how it can be controlled.
POPULATION ACTIVIST'S HANDBOOK. New York: Collier Books, 1974.
Should be the standard reference and guide for anyone concerned with the
POPULATION AND HAWAII: A Case Study. Population Reference Bureau,
Inc., 1337 Conn. Ave., NW., Washington, DC. 20036. Shows the causes
and consequences of population change and the complex policies to deal
with these consequences against the backdrop of HawaiiÕs rapid development.
POPULATION AND SOCIAL CHANGE: A Curriculum Guide for High School
Teachers. by Mark E. Cohan and Neil C. Gustafson, Minneapolis:
Upper Midwest Council, 1974. Suggested activities and discussion
questions for a unit on population and social change are included in this
POPULATION HANDBOOK. Arthur Haupt and Thomas T. Kane, Washington:
Population Reference Bureau, 1978. A quick guide to population dynamics
for journalists, policy makers, teachers, students and other people interested
in other people.
POPULATION REFERENCE BUREAU POSTERS. Washington: Population
Reference Bureau, Inc. A collection of four (4) posters on population.
Contents include: World Population Growth, World Birth and Death
Rates, Age-Sex Population Pyramids, Distribution of U.S. Population.
POPULATION: The People Problem. Stanford, CT: Multi-Media
Productions, Inc., 1975. Two filmstrips and a cassette which introduces
basic demographic concepts and examine the problem from a global viewpoint.
Teacher manual includes objectives of the program, discussion questions
and potential themes and thrusts. High School or Adult.
TEACHING ABOUT POPULATION GROWTH. by George G. Otero, 1977.
Activities focus on population dynamics, growth, size, density, distribution,
and demography. The purpose of the unit is not to propagandize or
indoctrinate, but to show population as a dynamic process to be studied.
TEACHING ABOUT POPULATION GROWTH. CTIR, The University of Denver,
1981. The three objectives of this source are to promote knowledge, develop
collection and analysis skills, and to have the students understand themselves
as population actors who can have an influence on the world.
TEACHING ABOUT POPULATION ISSUES. by George Otero, 1977 (grades 6-12).
Twenty activities focus on crowding, population control, and other population
TEACHING ABOUT POPULATION. Intercom #72, 1973. A guide to discussion,
study and resource information appropriate for population education.
THE COST AND VALUE OF AMERICAN CHILDREN. Leon E. Clarke, Population
Reference Bureau, Inc., 1337 Conn. Ave., NW., Wash., DC. 20036. This
module is designed to help students clarify their attitudes toward parenthood,
and examine the advantages and disadvantages of having children.
Includes a values questionnaire, data on the costs of raising children,
and an examination of the cultural perceptions of children. Jr. High-College.
THIS CROWDED WORLD. Lillian B. Frankel, Washington: Columbia
Books, Inc., 1970. An introduction to the story of population.
WORLD DEMOGRAPHIC PATTERNS 1983. a poster.
WORLD POPULATION AND BEYOND: A Teaching Strategies for Global Studies.
Washington: Reference Bureau, Inc. Activities to encourage
students to analyze worldwide data on several demographic and economic
variables. Junior High to Adult.
WORLD POPULATION DATA SHEET. Washington: Population Reference
Bureau, Inc., 1983. Variety of data sheets on population, e.g., urbanization,
infant morality, and other demographic information.