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49 (ers)

The Gold Rush drew a massive global migration to California in 1849.  Those seekers were called 49ers. For a Powers of 10 project, you could make a global map that showed the vast distances people traveled to get to California.  You could focus on San Francisco and see how the city changed in population, and [...]

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7 billion people on Earth in 2011! In the National Geographic magazine, the cover article is about how the global population is projected to reach 7 billion by 2011 then 8 billion by 2024 then 9 billion by 2045.  This rapid growth of global population has prompted many complicated concerns which are being discussed around [...]

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