Category: 1. Population and economic development patterns

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

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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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