This assignment consists of students exploring the above-listed websites and comparing specific
characteristics of world nations. Initially, the websites will be reviewed and discussed in class and then students will work in groups, and subsequently find data and produce an independent written paper by the end of the semester.
Before beginning this project students should consider their own economic and social conditions related to living in the United States and be able to describe them, make comparisons, and discuss the quality of life of people living in the USA versus other nations. All due dates for all stages of this project will be provided.
Important Vocabulary/Concepts: Population size, population change, population distribution, birth rate, death rate, infant mortality rate, fertility rate, life expectancy, age distribution, morbidity, literacy, demography, epidemiology, urban, rural