Simple Population Space Usage
Students find current values for world and US populations, the area of Texas, and the size of the average house in the USA. Students then look at ratios to assess land usage.
* Critical thinking questions are needed.
Students can look at building size and land use on their campus or in the region.
It advances students' literacy around sustainability issues.
Context for Use
If an internet connection is available, small groups can do this quickly in class.
Description and Teaching Materials
Teaching Notes and Tips
- Assess the writing and critical thinking displayed in the student's analysis.