Population Changes In Texas
- To calculate Population change in percent for selected counties in Texas.
- To identify which 5 counties have most increase/decrease their population.
- To discuss or evaluate the reasons of the population changes.
7th grade up math and social study
Calculator, Texas map with county dividing lines, marker.
- U.S. map Click Texas on the map.Or
Profile. Click on
Population estimation. Use the 1990 and 1994 data to calculate the percent change for selected counties or all of the counties.
- Identify 5 counties had most population changes increase or decrease.
- Mark those counties on the Texas map using different color.
Discuss and evaluate the reasons of population changes.
- Go back to U.S. map click on some other states then do same kinds of activities.
- Pick up at least 5 different states then compare their population changes.