In pairs, research and make a 5 minute presentation to the class about the topics below.
Each presentation should include:
- a summary of information in bullet points
- good quality images
- a map
- a graph
- a news article
- a short video
- a conclusion
- a list of sources (websites where you found information, pictures, maps etc)
Population Growth - Include a graph of China's population growth. Describe and explain the patterns of population growth.
The Cultural Revolution - What was it? When did it happen? What effects did it have in China?
One Child Policy - What is it? How did it work? What happened if you had more than one child?
China's Ageing Population - What is the problem? What are the socio-economic effects? Include a population pyramid and explain what it shows.
Population Density - Include a map of population density for China. Describe and explain the patterns.
Rural-Urban Migration - What is it? How has this impacted the quality of life of people in the city and countryside? Include a map showing population density for different areas of China.
Life in the Countryside - Explain what life is like in the countryside in China
Life in the City - Explain what life is like in one of China's cities.
Urbanisation - What is it? How has Shanghai changed over time?
Economic Growth - What is GDP? What changes have occurred in China's economy?
Factory Workers - Where are the main centres of production (cities)? What is it like to work in factory?