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World Population: 7 Billion

November 8th, 2011 by Dave · 2 Comments

NPR has a neat short video on how the world population has grown to reach 7 billion. It would be pretty understandable, even at lower levels, and it would work with a range of topics: population, poverty and wealth, food, consumption, etc.

Thanks Krista

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  • 1 Marsha // Nov 13, 2011 at 7:05 pm

    Hi, Dave,

    Thanks for highlighting this important issue. Forgive the shameless self-promotion, but I wanted to mention that we just did a post recently with more resources for teaching about population (including the NatGeo vid), most of which would be useful for ESL teachers. Folks who are interested can find them here:

    Thanks 🙂



  • 2 Dave // Nov 14, 2011 at 10:26 am

    Hi Marsha,

    That looks great, thanks for sharing!

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