Category: Paper 2 Core Units

Lesson 3: The Consequences of Mega City Growth…

Lesson 3: The Consequences of Mega City Growth…

 

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

 

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…

 

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…

 

 

 

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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lessons 4&5: Resource stewardship strategies…

Lessons 4&5: Resource stewardship strategies…

 

What is a circular economy?

1) Design out waste and pollution

2) Keep products and materials in use

Regenerate natural systems

 

 

 

 

A circular economy seeks to rebuild capital, whether this is financial, manufactured, human, social or natural. This ensures enhanced flows of goods and services. The system diagram illustrates the continuous flow of technical and biological materials through the ‘value circle’.

System diagram cropped

 

Lesson 1: Physical and Human factors affecting population distribution at the global scale

Lesson 1: Physical and Human factors affecting population distribution at the global scale

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

L.O: To know the physical and human factors affecting population distribution at the global scale

 

(A suggested world’s population distribution in 2050, with the countries size on the map representing the size of the population – source: https://worldmapper.org/maps/population-year-2050/)

 

Key skill development:

 

Identification

Research Inquiry

Classification

 

Key terms:

Physical factors

Human factors

Population distribution

Population density

Unevenly distributed

SEEP (Social Economical, Environmental, Political) causes

 

Starter – Task 1, Ask: Look at the map above suggesting world’s population distribution in 2050 – with the countries size on the map representing the size of the population. Describe the world’s population distribution according to the map…

(This type of question would normally be around 3marks in an exam)

 

 

 

Development – Task 2 Collect: So why is the world’s population so unevenly distributed…?

Use the resources that follow to complete the below worksheet link:

 

Human and Physical Factors Task Sheet

 

 

(video 1: source – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzWN1OUVu60)

 

(video 2: source – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMOat3MAxIw)

 

 

World natural disasters infographics with map and earthquake tsunami drought volcano hurricane Free Vector

(Infograph 1 – The location of the world’s biggest natural disasters: https://www.freepik.com/free-vector/world-natural-disasters-infographics-with-map-earthquake-tsunami-drought-volcano-hurricane_2873365.htm

 

 

Infographic. population of people.

(Infograph 2 – The location of men and women around the world: https://www.dreamstime.com/stock-illustration-infographic-population-people-vector-image42974940)

 

(Map 3: The World’s Mountain Ranges: https://bioone.org/journals/mountain-research-and-development/volume-38/issue-3/MRD-JOURNAL-D-17-00107.1/A-New-High-Resolution-Map-of-World-Mountains-and-an/10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-17-00107.1.full)
(Article 1: Population policies in China)
(Article 2: Population boom in Africa)
Q. Explain reasons for the uneven distribution of the world’s population (2+2+2)
Infographic - hospital occupancy Japanese prefectures COVID-19
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