Meeting the needs of an aging population

In this critical challenge, students examine background information to gather statistical evidence of population trends in Canada, and use the evidence to predict how the age of the majority of Canadians will change in various geographic areas in 15 years. Students then identify potential challenges related to the predicted changes, and use criteria to select and rank the five most significant challenges.

Subjects:
Geography, Health / Career / Family studies, History, Mathematics, Social studies
Targeted grade range:
Middle (7-9), Senior (10-12)
Intended User:
Teacher
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