Smaller, Happier, Harmonious Families: China’s One Child Policy

GeoHistory
GeoSTEM
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will assess the demographic characteristics of China’s population growth, examine the demographic history of the PRC and the evolution of its family planning policies, and predict the future demographic profile for the People’s Republic of China.
Author: 
Jeannine Kuropatkin
Grade Range: 
8
Duration: 
3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
3: How to analyze the spatial organization of people places, and environments on Earth's surface
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future