Lessons 5&6: The Consequences of Mega City Growth…

Lessons 5&6: The Consequences of Mega City Growth…

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The Geo-Inquiry Process: Ask (develop question), Collect (acquire information), Visualize (analyze information), Create (develop stories), Act (share stories)

 

 

Syllabus block: 

L.O: To know the consequences of megacity growth for individuals and societies through the use of one case study of a contemporary megacity experiencing rapid growth…Lagos, Nigeria (LIC)

 

Key skill development:

Identification (AO1)

Classification of Consequences (AO1)

Geographical Explanation and Evaluation (AO3)

Research Inquiry

 

Key terms:

Mega City

LIC

Rapid Growth

Urbanisation of Poverty

High population density

Slums

Social Polarization

Consequences – Advantages/Disadvantages

 

Starter – Task 1: Describe the location of Lagos, Nigeria…remember the skill of OSO when describing locations on maps

  1. Describe something OBVIOUS about the location
  2. Describe something SPECIFIC about the location
  3. Describe something ODD about the location

Image result for obvious specific odd

 

Lagos, Nigeria map

(source of map: https://www.voanews.com/africa/nigeria-tech-enclave-springs-lagos-suburb)

 

Development – Task 2 – Collect, identify &  Classify: Use the many resources below on the growth of Lagos as a Mega City and the consequences and use the below link task sheet to help identify and classify these consequences into ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES for the individuals and societies of Lagos…

 

Consequences of Mega City Growth – Lagos, Nigeria

 

Resource 1: Short documentary on the Makoko slum in Lagos and how the people of this area are being impacted upon by Lagos’ rapid growth…

 

 

Resource 2: Photograph analysis… This is a typical scene in Lagos at 8.30am on a weekday morning. What impacts might this be having on the individuals and societies of the city? Access the below link too to read more…

 

Lagos Traffic – A Never Ending Tale

(source: https://landlagos.com/blog/lagos-traffic-a-never-ending-tale/)

 

 

Resource 3: Articles on the Mega City growth of Lagos…Read the two article and try to identify, classify and explain the impacts taking place on the individuals and societies of Lagos as the city continues to grow…

Article 1:

 

https://www.dandc.eu/en/article/lagos-city-dreams-and-nightmares

 

Article 2: 

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/mar/19/urban-explosion-kinshasa-el-alto-growth-mexico-city-bangalore-lagos

 

 

 

Resource 4: Access your Geography IBDP text book…Access the relevant chapter to explore the impacts of Mega City rapid growth on individuals and societies – THERE ARE OTHER EXAMPLES HERE TOO YOU CAN USE…

 

Wook.pt - Ib Geography Course Book 2nd Edition: Oxford Ib Diploma Programme

 

 

 

Task 3: Plenary…Exam Question Practice…

Q. “To the local population, megacities have more advantages than disadvantages.” Discuss this statement. [10]

 

Access the below link to support your structuring of your response to the question…

 

10mark Extended Answer Questions – Support From Geoschooley…

 

And here is an example paragraph to the above question to help you…

https://docs.google.com/document/d/16sIw_a_byPz6ETuBrJC8sQbi-kjcaEDpQmuCgx0CwFA/edit

 

 

Have we achieved today’s learning objective???

 

L.O: To know the consequences of megacity growth for individuals and societies through the use of one case study of a contemporary megacity experiencing rapid growth…Lagos, Nigeria (LIC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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