Monday, December 20, 2010

A Party for 7 Billion

National Geographic's January cover story is about the global population reaching 7 billion people. As an online supplement to the print article, NGM has a neat video about the space needed to host a party for 7 billion people. The answer might surprise you and your students. Have your students try to figure out an answer before showing them 7 Billion: World Party.

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