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Global Population Growth


Describe and give reasons for the rapid increase in the world’s population

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Global Population Growth


Describe and give reasons for the rapid increase in the world’s population

Describe the growth of human population over time.

 
 

List reasons for changes to population growth.

 

Show this data on a world map.

 

overpopulated

  1. Watch the first 4 minutes. Note reasons why population has grown.
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Population Change


Understand how birth rate, death rate and migration contribute to the population of a country increasing or declining
 

Population Change


Understand how birth rate, death rate and migration contribute to the population of a country increasing or declining
 

 

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Demographic Transition Model


Examine and explain the Demographic Transition Model and its various stages

Make connections between DTM and real countries

Demographic Transition Model


Examine and explain the Demographic Transition Model and its various stages

Make connections between DTM and real countries

 

task

  1. Using coloured pens, recreate the demographic model. Stick in your notes.
  2. Add two example countries for each stage.
  3. Read pp 14-15
  4. Describe what the demographic transition model is.
  5. Explain the factors affecting population change using the diagram on p 15.
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Density and Distribution


Identify the major physical, economic and human influences on population density and population distribution.

Density and Distribution


Identify the major physical, economic and human influences on population density and population distribution.

  1. Watch and name the key issues facing global population (IGCSE Book // 29-31)
 
 

definItions

Population distribution

The arrangement, or spread, of people living in a given area.

Population density

Population density is a measurement of population per unit area; it is a quantity of type number density.

Total Population / Area (km2)

 

 
 

calculate

World

510, 072, 000 km2

7, 256, 490, 011 pop.

Switzerland

41, 277 km2

8, 121, 830 pop.

Russia

17, 098, 242 km2

142, 423, 773 pop.

  1. Calculate the population density for the places above. Show your calculations.
 
 

global population distribution and density

 

List reasons for population distribution (areas of high and low density) under three headings:

PHYSICAL                  ECONOMIC                   HUMAN

 

skills - Describing distribution and density

Keywords

high density (x per km2)          low density (x per km2)            

even distribution        north/south/east/west          clustered          

densely populated         sparsely populated

TASK

  1. Complete worksheets 1.1 - 1.3
  2. Stick sheets into your notes
  3. Read pp 29 -31 iGCSE Book (Population density and distribution in Botswana and Canada)
  4. Take detailed case study notes for each country
  5. Include data and specific information 
 
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Over-population and Under-population


Examine the relationship between the population of an area and its resources

Over-population and Under-population


Examine the relationship between the population of an area and its resources

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USA - Mexico Border

 

crude birth rate         crude death rate      total fertility rate         natural increase         

infant mortality rate            child mortality rate                life expectancy              net migration rate

 
 

TASK

  1. Research and define the key terms above and write them in your notes. Highlight/underline.
  2. Copy table 1.6 into your notes
  3. Calculate population growth for Italy and Mexico 
  4. Read pp 12-14 IGCSE Geo Book
  5. Copy table 1.7 into your notes
  6. Use the case study information for Australia and Bangladesh (p 14) to complete the table
 

COUNTRY PROFILE presentation

Create a presentation showing the population profile of your country of origin.

Include:

  1. A graph showing population in 1900, 1950, 2000 and 2014. You must make this.
  2. Data showing the birth rate, fertility rate and death rate. Calculate natural increase.
  3. The number of immigrants that arrived in your country last year. 
  4. The top two countries from where these migrants came from.
  5. Why they left their country of origin.
  6. The number of emigrants that left your country last year.
  7. The top two destinations for emigrants.
  8. Why they left to go to these countries.
  9. Information on national population policy