This is a great resource for teachers to utilize before teaching a social studies unit on population growth. It provides a powerpoint full of different graphic organizers, examples, and explanations of population growth throughout history and the effects it has had in various regions. It also includes information regarding how events, such as small pox, drastically decreased the population and the impact such events had in society. It is highly encouraged for teachers to have a strong background knowledge in the content they plan to teacher before actually teaching, to ensure they are well prepared to answer their students’ questions. Also, a solid foundation aids in lesson planning, which is also very beneficial. Overall, this powerpoint is a great resource for teachers because it provides more in-depth information without being too complex.
Population Growth & Its Impacts