NSES Content Standard F 
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Population growth 
Grades 9-12, page 198 

Populations grow or decline through the combined effects of births and deaths, and through emigration and immigration. Populations can increase through linear or exponential growth, with effects on resource use and environmental pollution. 

Benchmark 7C Human Society: Social Change
Grades 9-12, page 163
The size and rate of growth of the human population in any location is affected by economic, political, religious, technological, and environmental factors. Some of these factors, in turn, are influenced by the size and rate of growth of the population.