Using Gapminder to investigate patterns...
1. Use the screencast to help you use the gapminder.org site to create a map showing the global distribution of crude birth rates per 1000.
2. Take a screenshot of the map once created and add it to a new document.
Task 1: Describe and explain the pattern that you can see.
You can use the same technique to create maps for other indicies of birth, death and life expectancy.
Using Gapminder to investigate trends...
A trend is a change over time. Use the screencast to create a graph that shows how nations of contrasting development have seen their crude birth rates change over time.
Click here to see which nations the World Bank defines as high / middle and low income countries.
Task 2: Describe and explain the trends evident in you graph.
Junior Certificate Geography