Regions with 1 Billion Inhabitants

¿What is the world's current POPULATION (within one billion)?

Map of the world divided into seven regions of a BILLION people each.

 

  1. How accurate was your prediction?

  2. What SURPRISES you most about this map?

  3. Which is the BIGGEST & which is the smallest region by area?

  4. What question do you have about this map?

  5. Does population = power?

  6. How do you imagine this map is going to CHANGE over the next 20 years?

  7. In 1804 the earth passed the MILESTONE of 1 billion people. In other words, this entire map, for the year 1800, would have been one color. How many colors do you think we'll have by 2100?

  8. By 2040 it's predicted that this map will have 10 colors (meaning 10 billion people). Why do you think the world's population is increasing so much?

  9. And what do you think is one consequence of that increase?

  10. In the comments section explain why this map make you feel FUZZY (happy) or PRICKLY (anxious):


Learning & Action Extension

Read the U.S. State Department's official policy on global population and contact Secretary of State John Kerry to explain your opinion of this policy:


Learning Extension Extension

Check out the three UN predictions for the population in 2100 in the chart below.

How old will you be in 2100?