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Appendix S DemographyLab Report
Full Name Date Latasha Bailey 05/23/2010

Use this document to report your findings from the DemographyLab Exploration Experiment. The lab report consists of three sections: Data, Exploration, and Lab Summary.

• • • Data

Data: copy any data, graphs, charts, or notes that you have saved in your DemographyLab online notebook into this section. Exploration: Answer the questions. The questions in the Exploration section are the same questions in your DemographyLab instructions. Lab Summary: Write a 100- to 200-word summary.

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 pop-up blocker before exporting. Identify each set of data with a title. b>Run #1 Country: USA Year: 1998 Population Size: 268,843,963</b> Age Female Male 85+: 0.65% 0.29% 80-84: 1.11% 0.65% 75-79: 1.57% 1.11% 70-74: 1.84% 1.43% 65-69: 1.93% 1.63% 60-64: 2.01% 1.80% 55-59: 2.40% 2.22% 50-54: 3.00% 2.84% 45-49: 3.57% 3.43% 40-44: 4.10% 4.02% 35-39: 4.22% 4.20% 30-34: 3.78% 3.76% 25-29: 3.46% 3.47% 20-24: 3.20% 3.33% 15-19: 3.52% 3.71% 10-14: 3.52% 3.69% 5-9: 3.63% 3.81% Under 5: 3.47% 3.64%

Exploration
Answer the following questions in fewer than 100 words: Activity 1: Baby Boom Generation

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1. Can you find the baby boomers? Explain. 2. 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. Activity 2: China’s Reproductive Policy

1. Can you see evidence of China’s population policy? Explain. 2. What changes will occur in China’s population structure because of its policy?
Activity 3: Japanese Baby Bust 1. Can you see evidence of the postwar baby bust?

2. What has happened to fertility rates in Japan in recent years? 3. If you were a demographer, what advice or concerns would you have for Japan’s
government in planning for the future?

Lab Summary
Address the following points in a 100-to 200-word summary: •


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Summarize the general principles and purpose of the lab. Explain how this lab helped you better understand the topics and concepts addressed this week. Describe what you found challenging about this lab. Describe what you found interesting about this lab.

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