Analyzing USA State Population Change, 1790-2005
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In this activity, students will use a variety of spatial functions, maps, graphs, and databases within a GIS to study population change and dynamics from 1790 to 2005. 81 problems.
(1) What is the spatial pattern of population totals and rates of change by state in the USA from 1790 to 2005?
(2) What factors account for the variation in time and region?
(3) What is a weighted mean center and what can it tell us about population change over time?