This appealing lesson plan contains a learning outcome, success criteria, pre-lesson preparation, resources, learning sequences and a conclusion. By the end of the lesson students will have gained an awareness of the impact overpopulation has on the globe. The teacher introduces the lesson with a story for the class, discussing the plot with the class at the end. The class conducts a brainstorm regarding the strains on the Earth as a result of overpopulation, choses a specific strain, and writes an essay on it. In the final task students will watch a related film, and reflect on it after. The lesson concludes with time for students to write in their learning log and reflect on the lesson. A homework exercise is also provided for students to work on outside of the classroom.