We are going to take a little journey around the world. Our goal is to complete a World Fact File from our North Star Geography lesson. At first I thought my boys and I could easily create our own Guinness Book of World Records about Geography facts. Then we began researching.
World Fact File Question: Number of Countries in the World
Until teaching this class I never realized how difficult it is to answer how many countries are in the world. I thought there might be a reason to teach a logic class alongside completing the World Fact File after we began researching the answers.
Some people use the number of members in the United Nations. But after watching these videos you might chose a different answer.
Population of the World reminded us of how large is a billion.
World Population uses dots to show how the population has increased over the years.
World Population by the Billions uses blocks to show the year in between reaching each billion.
- Top 10 Most Populous Countries
- Most Populous Cities in the World
- Top 10 Most Populous Cities
- What’s the Most Common Language in the World?