Population » Games and interactive activities

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Changing population penalty shootout

This penalty shootout is designed specifically for KS4 pupils. Pupils simply answer a question and then take their penalty. It has the option for 1 or 2 players and works well with the class split into two teams.

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China and India match up

This match up activity requires pupils to drag the correct defintions to the correct answers. In this case pupils need to match the correct element of population policy with the correct country.

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Demographic transition model match up

This activity gets pupils thinking about where different counties fit in on the model. They simply drag the flags around to where they think they go. They need to decide on the place for the UK, Brazil, USA, India, Germany, Ethiopia and Russia. To reset..

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Demographic transition model match up

This match up activity requires pupils to drag the correct defintions to the correct answers. In this case pupils need to match the correct parts of the world with the correct stage on the DTM.

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Guess what changing population

A taboo style game where 1 pupil has to have his or her back to the board. Pupils then take turns describing key words to this person, without using a set of banned key words. 

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Make your own population pyramid

This flash resource allows pupils to create their own population pyramid. This allows them to demonstrate whether they fully understand the pyramids by creating pyramids for different countries and scenarios. Pupils simply drag the bars across to the..

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Migration activities

This is two pages of activities about migration. It focusses on rural to urban migration. The mark, back and next buttons all work.

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Population change half a min

This task gives pupils a key word from the topic that is jumbled up. Pupils have 30 seconds to enter the correct answer, against the countdown timer.

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Population interactive activities

In this resource there are two pages. The first focusses on population distribution and asks pupils to drag the correct label to the correct part of the map. The second requires pupils to order the demographic transition model stages in the correct..

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Population match up

This match up activity requires pupils to drag the correct population to the correct country.

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Population problems activities

In these activities, pupils have a variety of tasks to complete. They all focus on the population problems and strategies used to address them, in India and China. The mark, feedback and back buttons all work. There are four pages in total, but you can..

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