Individual Project The Human Population Sun, 12/4/16Numeric 120 0 About 3 pagesView objectives for this assignmentGo To:Assignment DetailsLearning MaterialsReading AssignmentMy Work:Online Deliverables: SubmissionsLooking for tutoring? Go to SmarthinkingCollapse All | Expand AllAssignment Details Assignment Description You will write a research paper about the demographic transition model and global food production and distribution for a growing human population to meet global food security goals. You must use APA format for the paper and documentation.
Include the following:Describe the demographic transition model and how it was developed by demographers.Describe the 4 phases of demographic transition.For each phase, compare crude birth rates (CBR) to crude death rates (CDR), and state whether the population is stable, growing, or declining in each. ·According to demographers, what factors lead to a decline of the CDR in phase two and the CBR in phase three of the demographic transition? ·Briefly describe 3 living conditions in developed countries that have reached phase four, and contrast them with these same conditions in developing countries that remain in earlier phases.Note: When comparing and contrasting, include details for each of the entities being compared and contrasted. For example, if comparing availability of clean water in a developed country, contrast availability of clean water in a developing country.Research and describe a program for developing countries that would help improve 1 of the 3 conditions that you compared.Food security means that everyone has an adequate amount of nutritious food to lead healthy lives. Research and describe 1 specific program that helps developing countries reach food security goals.For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, other credible references, intellipath modules, and course materials.
The following rubric will be used for grading:
Content Development/Critical Thinking: Student uses relevant content to fully and accurately answer all questions. Student demonstrates critical thinking by synthesizing original answers in student’s own words based on reading and research, and includes relevant examples.
Organization, Grammar, and Presentation: Organization is clear. Writing clearly and effectively communicates relevant content. Few if any errors in grammar, spelling, and sentence structure.
10%5% Information Literacy and Research: Student selects and uses high-quality, credible references relevant to the assignment questions.
5% Sources are correctly cited using APA style: The paper follows APA format and includes a title page, abstract, body of paper, and reference list.
Individual Project Lab to analyze the effects of reproductive isolation. Sun, 12/4/16Numeric 200 0 1 pageView objectives for this assignmentGo To:Assignment DetailsLearning MaterialsReading AssignmentMy Work:Online Deliverables: SubmissionsLooking for tutoring? Go to SmarthinkingCollapse All | Expand AllAssignment Details Assignment Description Student Instructions
For each assignment, you will use the M.U.S.E. link to complete the lab. Access the M.U.S.E. by clicking on Learning Materials.
In this lab, you will see the time progression of speciation to help you write up a scientific paper that centers on the following:What would happen if a species of lizard were suddenly split into 2 groups by a hurricane resulting in the isolation of a small group of individuals on an island far from the mainland?
Using the M.U.S.E. link, review the background information and animation to complete your report.
Use the Lab 2 worksheet for assignment instructions.
Please submit your completed assignment.
Grading CategoryCategory CriteriaPercentage and Points PossiblePurpose of Assignment and Content DevelopmentUse of appropriate, relevant, and compelling content that expresses topic, main idea, and purpose.
45% (90 of 200 points)Organization, Grammar, and PresentationOrganized and complete lab report/worksheet with all relevant information as indicated and outlined on the worksheet. Language clearly and effectively communicates ideas and content relevant to the assignment.
30% (60 of 200 points)Critical ThinkingDemonstrates ability to analyze assumptions, evaluate evidence, complexities of issues, and alternatives.
20% (40 of 200 points)Information Literacy and ResearchDemonstrates good selection and use of high quality, credible, and relevant sources to develop ideas that are appropriate to the assignment. Includes correct in-text citations.
5% (10 of 200 points)
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.