The grade 6 class has been learning all about Canadian demographics. This includes what the word ‘demographics’ means and also what data sets can we look at to learn more about who Canadians are.
This week students have been working with data sets looking at the total population of Canada and the percentage of citizens that live in rural and urban areas. We learned that the population of Canada from 1851 to present day has shifted from rural to urban areas and what this means for municipal planning for these areas.
If students did not finish the rural vs. urban population questions in class, they were sent home to complete. The question set can be found below: