Get a Life: The Haves and the Have-Nots

GeoSTEM
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
<p>In this lesson students will gain a better understanding of the differences between developing and developed nations by studying graphs of the disability-adjusted life year, or DALY, as published in the World Health Organization&rsquo;s 2002 yearly report on life expectancy. Students will also formulate interventions, which could increase longevity for people in both developed and developing countries.</p>
Author: 
Cheryl Wiens
Grade Range: 
5-7
Duration: 
2-3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
4: Human Systems
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future