|World Population Growth||
To be able to use a spread sheet to present data
To be able to describe and explain world population growth
World population is rapidly increasing. In 1999 it reached 6 billion people. It is predicted to reach 9 billion by 2050. In this exercise you are going to produce a line graph to show world population growth. You are then going to add annotations to the graph. Finally, you will describe and explain the growth of world population.
To begin with you are going to produce a line graph to show population growth.
World Population Data (figures in millions - 2000 million = 2 billion)
2) Highlight the table above by clicking the left mouse button and dragging it across the table. Then right click the mouse on the highlighted cells and choose "copy" to save all the data to the clipboard.
3) Go to Excel and paste the table into a spread sheet. You should now save this document. Save it is "population" . Click here to see an example.
4) Next create a line graph using the chart wizard:
5. Copy your graph then paste it into Word.
How can countries attempt to control population growth?
What will be the impact of uncontrolled world population growth?