Name:_______________________________________________ Human Population – Growth & Age Structure Student Practice (4.2) Use the graph above to answer the following questions. a. In Mexico, what percentage of the population is between 0-4 years of age? _______ In the US? __________ b. Which population is growing the fastest? Hypothesis why. ___________________ c. Which age group has the smallest number in both countries? _________________ d. What is the name of the diagram pictured above? _________________________ e. Predict which county do you believe will reach demographic transition first? Provide a justification statement for your prediction. f. Explain why you think the United States graph is more balanced than that of Mexico. Human Population Growth: 1. In two to three paragraphs answer the following question, you may write on the back of this sheet. (Intrapersonal) How do you feel about countries like China who have put limits on the total number of children a family may have? In answering this question make sure to focus on the following 1. Why have China and the other countries set reproductive limits? 2. Why are you for it or against it? 3. What positive or negative impact do you feel it will have on the population as a whole? 4. Why do you feel the way you do?