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Human Population through History: 1 A.D. to 2020

This website contains eight maps showing human population density starting in 1 AD. Maps can be viewed as large single maps or as an animation of population change through time. The maps are from a ...

Exponential Growth

Enter population birth rate, and watch fish population grow. A graph is included on a different tab. Also includes two example experiments.

Exponential Growth

This applet lets you change both the initial population and growth rate. The user sees how the graph changes as these two particular variables change.

Exponential Growth

This site shows how quickly things grow exponentially.

Exponential Growth and Decay: Quiz

This site provides five questions with solutions (not worked out solutions).

Scientific Notation: Linear vs. Exponential

An interactive lab (scroll down to the bottom of the site to find it), in which students watch bacteria grow, take their own data, and answer follow-up lab questions.

Investigating Exponential Growth

This site provides an in-class or out of class activity relating to exponential growth. Some links are missing.

World Population

This site provides past and present world populations using mathematical calculations.

Population Modeling and Exponential Growth

In-class experiments that show exponential growth and decay. Offers several experiments and includes worksheets. Click 'One Day Module' for skittle and golf ball experiment.

World Population Calculator

An applet that uses US census data and the world growth rate to keep a real-time estimate of global population.

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