Ch 18: STAAR US History: Population Growth & Environmental Concerns

About This Chapter

The lessons in this chapter will help you get ready for the STAAR U.S. History EOC exam by providing you with information about population growth and environmental concerns.

STAAR US History: Population Growth & Environmental Concerns - Chapter Summary

You can ensure you're ready to answer questions about population growth and environmental concerns on the STAAR U.S. History EOC exam with this chapter. Take a look at these lessons to review:

  • Migration in the 21st century
  • Population density and measurement
  • Environmental legislation, national parks and federal public lands
  • U.S. land ownership
  • Sustainable forest management

Watch these engaging video lessons to quickly go over these environmental subjects. We offer transcripts of each lesson for further review. Additionally, you can access our interactive quizzes to measure your understanding of these topics.

8 Lessons in Chapter 18: STAAR US History: Population Growth & Environmental Concerns
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21st Century Population Migration in a New World

1. 21st Century Population Migration in a New World

In this lesson, we broadly explore the current demographics and economic realities of the world and the driving engines behind the likely migrations which will occur in the 21st century.

What Is Population Density? - Definition & Measurements

2. What Is Population Density? - Definition & Measurements

This lesson will seek to explain the concept of population density. It will focus on three specific measurements of density. They are arithmetic, physiological, and agricultural density.

Population Density Around the World

3. Population Density Around the World

This lesson will explain the concept of population density. In doing this, it will discuss sparsely versus densely populated areas. It will also identify the primary and secondary population clusters of the world.

What is Environmental Legislation? - Laws, Regulations & Timeline

4. What is Environmental Legislation? - Laws, Regulations & Timeline

Environmental legislation is a collection of many laws and regulations aimed at protecting the environment from harmful actions. Learn about the National Environmental Policy Act and other environmental laws.

National Parks in the US: Governing Agencies and Areas of Concern

5. National Parks in the US: Governing Agencies and Areas of Concern

The U.S. national parks are governed by the National Park Service, which is an agency within the Department of the Interior. Learn about the national parks of America and the current issues they face.

Managing Federal Public Lands: Wise-Use vs. Environmental Movements

6. Managing Federal Public Lands: Wise-Use vs. Environmental Movements

Federal public lands are owned and administrated by the nation's government. Learn about the Environmental and Wise Use Movements and how their views differ on the management of federal public lands.

Land Ownership & Use in the US: Private vs. Federal

7. Land Ownership & Use in the US: Private vs. Federal

Land in the United States can be owned by the federal government or by private citizens. Learn more about federally-owned land and privately-owned land and how each type of land is used.

What Is Sustainable Forest Management? - Definition and Examples

8. What Is Sustainable Forest Management? - Definition and Examples

Sustainable forest management ensures that forest resources are preserved to meet the needs of future generations. Learn about sustainable forest management and see examples of how it is put into practice.

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