Teaching Human Population with Cartograms

8:30 – 9:30 — Room A-2

Presenter: Jarred Haas – Peabody Public Schools

A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but a cartogram can be worth over 7 billion people! Learn how to use a new World Population Map and lesson plan to help students understand population distribution, land use, global demographics and quality of life indicators in this hands-on workshop. Participants will engage in map creation, graphing and analysis, and hands-on demonstrations in this interdisciplinary session.

Target Audience

  • Middle School
  • High School

Subject Area

  • Geography
  • International Studies
  • Multidisciplinary