ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE OBJECTIVES/ASSIGNMENT PERIOD 8 WEEK 16 OBJECTIVES: - Explore how population growth has affected human population. - Describe how human population has been kept in check for most of human history. - Describe the basic differences in population histograms. - Explain the death and birth rates at each stage of a demographic transition. - Explain doubling time as it relates to the human population. - Explain how exponential growth occurs in the human population. - Explore the difference between undeveloped, somewhat-developed, and developed countries. - Identify the major factors involving population growth. - Determine how population growth has changed over the past century. - Decide how different countries compare growth rates. - Observe how populations deal with population issues. - Use formulas to determine crude birth rates, crude death rates, growth rate %, doubling time, population growth, and present population. ASSIGNMENTS: - Article Review on Human Population Issues due Friday. - Population Statistics due Wednesday. - 6 Billion and Beyond Movie Questions due Thursday. - Begin Cemetery Project.