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Population Pyramids: USA 1920 - 2050
Author: Samuel D Francés Vázquez
Grade 8


In this lesson, 8th-grade students will analyze data to compare and contrast the US populations for decades and will compare and contrast these to changes in the population of US territories. Students will address different aspects of National Geography Standard number 9b to compare the
structures of populations in different places using key demographic concepts. Upon creating the population pyramids, the students will present their population pyramids and their analysis - compare and contrast.

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