How a population grows


A world of 7 billion people poses many challenges, and countless opportunities to make a positive difference.
7 Billion Actions, established by the United Nations Population Fund, inspires change that will make a difference by highlighting positive action by individuals and organizations around the world. Everyone has an opportunity and a responsibility to make a world of 7 billion a better place for all of us. From National Geographic.

Population is a complicated topic. With the worldwide population slated to top 7 billion in 2011, it is time to think about the consequences.

Lesson plan:

  1. Write an essay in which you discuss the problem of overpopulation, presenting your own ideas and responding to the points concerning global challenges expressed in the two videos you find below. In your response you should refer to the information provided by the graph. (text from Norwegian exam spring 2011).

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