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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 ...
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.
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.
Teaching Exponential Growth and Decay
In-class activity helping students understand half-life and exponential growth and decay using coins or M&Ms. Slightly more challenging than activities dealing strictly with exponential growth.