Digging Deeper: Part Three (pp. 355-356) - activities 1-4

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Exercise

See activities 1-4 on page 355.

Web resource

LINKS FOR ACTIVITY 1:

US Census Bureau: International Data Base

http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idb/

World population growth 'falling' (BBC News)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3560433.stm

UN: Population Database

http://www.un.org/esa/population/

Poverty Facts and Stats

http://www.globalissues.org/TradeRelated/Facts.asp

World Population

http://www9.ocn.ne.jp/~aslan/pfe/pop.htm

Country Statistics

http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0762380.html

Human Population Growth

http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/P/Populations.html

LINKS FOR ACTIVITY 2:

Life Expectancy

http://geography.about.com/od/populationgeography/a/lifeexpectancy.htm

World Life Expectancy Chart

http://geography.about.com/library/weekly/aa042000b.htm

Demographic Transition

http://geography.about.com/od/culturalgeography/a/demotransition.htm

Country Statistics at a Glance

http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0762380.html

Some examples of what some people are thinking about in answer to 1) and 2) above.

World faces population explosion in poor countries

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2004/aug/18/britishidentityandsociety.science

U.N. Predicts Urban Population Explosion

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/28/world/28population.html?_r=2&oref=slogin&oref=slogin

The population explosion on Europe's doorstep

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/books/article3952775.ece

LINKS FOR ACTIVITY 3:

Which five nations have the highest percentage of computer owners?

http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/med_per_com_percap-media-personal-computers-per-capita

Internet world users by language

http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats7.htm

Global Internet Statistics

http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm

China Surpasses U.S. In Internet Use

http://www.forbes.com/2006/03/31/china-internet-usage-cx_nwp_0403china.html

Cell Phone Usage Worldwide, by Country

http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0933605.html

Photovoltaic Industry Statistics: Market Share

http://www.solarbuzz.com/StatsMarketshare.htm

Photovoltaic Industry Statistics: Countries

http://www.solarbuzz.com/StatsCountries.htm

How Does Solar Energy Work?

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/03/how-solar-energy-works.php

Top 10 Inventions Needed - Future Technology

http://inventors.about.com/od/fstartinventions/tp/Future_Techno.htm

Future Technology

http://www.pcworld.com/browse/1559/topic.html?page=1

Future Transport

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_proposed_future_transport

The Future of Mass Transportation

http://www.biketrans.com/

Future Housing

http://www.futurehousing.co.uk/FHHome.asp

LINKS FOR ACTIVITY 4:

Institute for Creation Research

http://www.icr.org/

Creationism and creation science

http://www.skepdic.com/creation.html

Creationism

http://www.creationism.org

What is Creationism?

http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/wic.html

World Scientists Unite to Attack Creationism

http://www.commondreams.org/headlines06/0622-03.htm

Arguments against Creationism

http://www.talkorigins.org/origins/faqs-creationists.html

Creation Museum

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creation_Museum

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