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In this lesson students will collaboratively design and 3D print bar charts showing the population growth of 10 countries from 1972 to 2017. The lesson is spread over 3 x 1 hour sessions and involves context about the causes and effects of global population growth along with mathematical calculations, CAD design, 3D printing and demographic research. Enrolling in the lesson will give you complete access to the teacher training material and lesson documents. This includes content to help you prepare and deliver the lesson along with design tutorials so you become familiar with the process prior to teaching it in the classroom.
The lesson can be incorporated into the study of mathematics, geography, history, design technology or computing and can be adapted for ages 8-15. The curriculum is aligned to NGSS, CCSS and UK National Curriculum standards. A comprehensive list of standards met is included in the lesson platform.
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