Massy, Current Issues in Science, 2010 Human population growth Name ____________________________________ Date ________________________ per ____ Answer sheet for human population growth webquest. http://www.shenet.org/high/hsacaddept/science/jstdenis/human_population_growth_ web_quest.htm I have formatted this single-spaced. Go to the end of the question you want to answer and hit enter to start a new line for your answer. Please save this to your student file. Tell me which question you got up to at the end of class When you are finished, please email your answers to me as an attachment. 1. What is the exact time right now? 2. What is the U.S. population right now? 3. Where is New York ranked among state populations? 4. What percent of people in the US live in New York? 5. Where in the world did the human population appear to start? 6. What was the world population in 1985? 7. What is the expected world population in 2020? 8. Select any two countries from the list and find the following data: Country one is: PopulationSurface areaPopulation densityCountry two is: PopulationSurface areaPopulation density9. Record the following data for the U.S. a. Population. b. Surface area. c. Population density. 10. What is your exact birth date? 11. What was the world population at 12:00 am on your birth date? 12. What was the world population at 12:00am on you first birthday? 13. What was the gain in world population your first year? 14. What was the world population at 12:00am last January 1st? (2010) 15. What is the projected world population at 12:00 a.m. this coming Jan.1st? (2011) 16. What is the expected gain in population this year? (2010) 17. Compare your data from question 13 and 16! What is happening to world population growth? Massy, Current Issues in Science, 2010 Human population growth Name ____________________________________ Date ________________________ per ____ 18. What is the exact time right now? 19. How many minutes have elapsed since you answered question # 2? 20. What is the US population right now? 21. What was the gain in US population while you have been working on this activity? 22. What has been the gain in population per minute over this activity? Show your work. 23. What was the population gain per second over this activity? 24. How does this compare with the stated gain per second on the census web site?