Bio 100 Demography Lab
Bio 100 Demography Lab
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Associate Level Material Appendix S DemographyLab Report Full Name Natalie Cotto Date October 2 2012 Use this document to report your findings from the DemographyLab Exploration Experiment The lab report consists of three sections Data Exploration and Lab Summary 0 Data copy any data graphs charts or notes that you have saved in your DemographyLab online notebook into this section 0 Exploration Answer the questions The questions in the Exploration section are the same questions in your DemographyLab instructions 0 Lab Summary Write a 100 to 200word summary Data To copy your data from your online notebook into this section click on Export Notes and then copy and paste your data into this section You must disable your popup blocker before exporting Identify each set of data with a title Activity 1 Baby Boomers Test Run 1 Population Size Run 3 Country USA Year 1998 268843963 ng F H Pnpulatinn percent 30100 Activity 1 Baby Boomers Test Run 2 Population Size Run 3 Country USA Year 2028 287738704 ng Population percent Activity 2 China s Reproductive Policy Test Run 1 Population Size Run 4 Country China Year 1998 1236914658 BKD100 ng F II II II I l I l I Population percent Activity 2 China s Reproductive Policy Test Run 2 Population Size Run 4 Country Chlna Year 2028 1299829065 ng F H III III lIl l l l l l l l l l l Population percent Activity 3 Japan s Baby Bust Test Run 1 Population Size Run 5 Country Japan Year 1998 125364841 BKD100 ng Population percent Activity 3 Japan s Baby Bust Test Run 2 Population Size Run 1 109616181 Country Japan Year 2028 HEB Pnpulatinn percent Exploration Answer the following questions in fewer than 100 words Activity 1 Baby Boom Generation BKD100 Can you find the baby boomers Explain Yes the Baby Boomers can be found between the age brackets of 3539 and 4044 as those two different age brackets have the highest population What do you think the social consequences will be for these changes Provide at least three examples of social consequences that will result from these changes The Baby Boomers will begin to decrease with age and time the population will begin to increase over all younger ages will decrease overtime and the social mentality of survival will relax a little more Activity 2 China s Reproductive Policy 1 Can you see evidence of China s population policy Explain Yes you can begin to see the evidence of the reproduction policy as looking at the graphs you will see how the number of children under the age of 15 begins to decrease with the smallest group being children under the age of 5 What changes will occur in China s population structure because of its policy The number of younger people in China will begin to decrease and this will have a spiral effect In the future as if the number of young people are decreased then further into the future the number of older people will decrease and down the line China will have a huge decrease in population Activity 3 Japanese Baby Bust 1 Can you see evidence of the postwar baby bust Yes over time you are able to see that the population size has taken some changes over years and the structure is nothing like some of the other countries What has happened to fertility rates in Japan in recent years The fertility rate in Japan in recent years has increased in women between the ages of 2034 If you were a demographer what advice or concerns would you have for Japan s government in planning for the future My advice for them is to allow for a more stress free work place Allow for more time off to relax and spend time with family or the entire population of Japan will no longer exist Lab Summary BIO 100 Address the following points in a 100to 200word summary Summarize the general principles and purpose of the lab 0 Explain how this lab helped you better understand the topics and concepts addressed this week 0 Describe what you found challenging about this lab 0 Describe what you found interesting about this lab The principle of the Demography Lab is to help us see the different types of demographics in the area To aid us in seeing how certain changes in our environment affect the changes in the population This lab has helped me get a better understanding of how the various factors really have affected the population in certain areas in the world with some of these factors for the better and some for the worse One of the things I found challenging was trying to give advice for the Japanese I mean it is hard to predict changes and giving the right advice to someone is very important One of the most interesting parts of this lab was using the prediction aspect of the lab to see how population will look like in the future To see what countries would be prosperous and which countries would need to rethink their policies BIO 100
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