Activity: Population Explosion
Note: This classroom activity
is an adaptation of a larger lesson that is part of the Stevens Institute of
Technology's Population Growth Project. You will have time to explore the
expanded version of the activity as well as other lessons in a few minutes.
- Access the
World Population Clock.
The clock provides an estimate of the world population every second.
- Record the population growth that takes place in the
span of one minute.
- Calculate the estimated growth rate per day and per week.
- Record the growth rates on a piece of paper.
- Click on the arrow below to continue.