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Grade 8s: this site has many resources for you to use in your study of human geography
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48 iPad Apps for Teaching and Learning Geography / Earth Science

48 iPad Apps for Teaching and Learning Geography / Earth Science | Grade 8: Human Geography | Scoop.it
After a year or two of tinkering and experimenting with apps for teaching / learning Geography, I have (finally) compiled this list of what I deem to be the most useful iPad apps for teaching Geogr...
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Real GDP Growth, Inflation, Population Aged 65, Population Density, GDP Measured at Purchasing Power Parity, Consumer Expenditure, Annual Gross Income, Annual Disposable Income, Internet Users, New Registrations of Passenger Cars, Consumer Expenditure...
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Factfile on world population growth

Factfile on world population growth | Grade 8: Human Geography | Scoop.it
Paris (AFP) Sept 19, 2010 - Following is a factfile on world population growth:
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2011 Census: Canada is getting older | Toronto Star

2011 Census: Canada is getting older | Toronto Star | Grade 8: Human Geography | Scoop.it
New census numbers on Tuesday expected to confirm trend that Canada’s population continues to grow older with fewer young people.
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How Cities Can Save China

How Cities Can Save China | Grade 8: Human Geography | Scoop.it
Better urban policies can put China on a healthier path, economically and environmentally.
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Aging workforce to drive up debt: Report | Toronto Star

Canadians are facing the prospect of federal spending cuts and rising taxes to cope with the fallout of an aging population that risks leaving Ottawa awash in red ink, a parliamentary watchdog warns.
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Aid agency warns food cost to double in 20 years | Toronto Star

As food costs spike for the second time in three years, an international aid agency predicts the price of some staples such as corn will double in the next 20 years amid a permanent crisis caused by rising demand, flat crop yields and climate change.
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Chinese worried about high ratio of men to women | Toronto Star

BEIJING–China will be home to 300 million more men than women by 2020, state media said yesterday, warning the gender imbalance, along with an aging population and rapid urbanization, could be destabilizing.
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Downloads | Grade 8 Geography - Economics (Geo Technologies) | Finance Files

Downloads | Grade 8 Geography - Economics (Geo Technologies) | Finance Files | Grade 8: Human Geography | Scoop.it
OAGEE - Ontario Association for Geographic and Environmental Education, AEGEO Association pour l'Enseignment de la Geographie et de l'Environment en Ontario
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What is Geo-literacy?

What is Geo-literacy? | Grade 8: Human Geography | Scoop.it
Geo-literacy is a new term for a long-standing idea consisting of three components: interactions, interconnections, and implications.
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URBANIZATION OF RURAL U.S. CALLED PERIL TO FARMLAND

URBANIZATION OF RURAL U.S. CALLED PERIL TO FARMLAND | Grade 8: Human Geography | Scoop.it
Three million acres of American farmland are being converted each year to other uses, a trend that, the Agriculture Department has warned, poses ''some very serious longterm risks.'' But Lawrence Hertzke is not at all apologetic about the 500 acres...
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Funding cuts and demographics are changing Canada’s parks | Toronto Star

Funding cuts and demographics are changing Canada’s parks  | Toronto Star | Grade 8: Human Geography | Scoop.it
New Rouge Valley National Park provides a microcosm to study how parks will perform in terms of visitors and the mandate to maintain ecological integrity.
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Demographics point to bleak future | Toronto Star

Demographics point to bleak future | Toronto Star | Grade 8: Human Geography | Scoop.it
To population experts, the battle of the bulge is over. And the wealthy world has lost.
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Cities drive Ontario’s future | Toronto Star

Cities drive Ontario’s future | Toronto Star | Grade 8: Human Geography | Scoop.it
Urban areas generate most of the wealth but don't have the political clout their population would warrant.
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Province rejects proposed Pickering growth | Toronto Star

Plans by Durham Region to develop 1,200 hectares of farmland in northeast Pickering have been rejected by the province.
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