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Demographic Transition Scattegories

Demographic Transition Scattegories

Author: Beth Barsness

Students will understand the categories of the Demographic Transition Model using demographic data to sort countries into the four stages of the Demographic Transition Model.

Students will understand the basic structure of the Demographic Transition Model through the use of Population Reference Bureau data using birth rates and death rates.

Length of time needed:  1 class periods

This lesson was written by Kelly Swanson.

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Lesson Plan

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Source: Kelly Swanson

Demographic Transition Model Picture

Handouts and Materials

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Lesson Plan (Word document)

2011 World Population Data Sheet (PDF document)

Demographic Transition Model Picture (Word document)



Source: Kelly Swanson