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The Reasons for Population Migration and its Imapcts

The Reasons for Population Migration and its Imapcts

Title: The Reasons for Population Migration and its Impacts

L.O: To be able to explain and give reasons for population migration.

To demonstrate an understanding of the impacts of migration

Key terms/phrases:

Migration

Push Factors

Pull Factors

Rural-Urban migration (internal migration)

International migration

Voluntary

Involuntary

SEEP impacts

key questions/points: Internal movements such as rural-urban migration, as well as international migrations, both voluntary and involuntary

Lesson Starter: Task 1: Define the key terms above in your notes.

Then, watch the Andrew Marr Mega Cities short film to gain an understanding of why people are moving to city…(can just view the first ten minutes to help with a lesson starter activity)

 

Main Development: So why do people migrate?

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Lee’s model of migration helps us to understand the “push” and “pull” factors that help us to understand why people are moving from the rural countryside to the urban city areas/ or from country to country…

Task 2: Group work (3-4): Make a copy of the above diagram in your notes. Can you then make a table with two columns and discuss in your groups possible push and pull factors for migration and fill in your tables with as many ideas as you can…

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Discuss as a whole class your ideas about examples of push and pull factors….
Task 3: Case study – China’s Internal migration…
Use the resources below to create a 5W case study on China’s internal migration. Start off with reading the newspaper extract from pg. 25 in your course text books…
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  1. What kind of migration is it and what is the situation in terms of numbers
  2. When did people start migrating (can you also produce a timeline of the before, during and after key events surrounding the migration)
  3. Who is migrating? Specifics?
  4. Where are they coming from and where are they migrating to? Specific areas?
  5. Why are they migrating? (Explain your answer in a s much detail as possible)
  6. Identify the SEEP impacts of the migration on the origin place (where they have come) and the destination place (where they have moved to) (make a table with bullet point list for your notes)

A map to show internal migration patterns within China (source www.geogalot.com)

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Use the resources below to create a 5W case study on the international migration into Qatar. Start off with reading from pgs. 26-27 in your course text books…
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  1. What kind of migration is it and what is the situation in terms of numbers
  2. When did people start migrating (can you also produce a timeline of the before, during and after key events surrounding the migration)
  3. Who is migrating? Specifics?
  4. Where are they coming from and where are they migrating to? Specific areas?
  5. Why are they migrating? (Explain your answer in a s much detail as possible)
  6. Identify the SEEP impacts of the migration on the origin place (where they have come) and the destination place (where they have moved to) (make a table with bullet point list for your notes)
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Map showing where migrants are coming from into Qatar

 

Key articles to help your research with videos:

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/jul/28/-sp-qatar-migrants-tower-football-world-cup

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/jul/28/qatar-world-cup-migrants-not-paid-building-office

https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/insidestory/2012/06/201261472812737158.html

 

Review: exam style questions:

Q. Define the term internal migration (1mark)

Q. Describe where migrants come from in Qatar (3marks)

Q. Explain the push factors for internal migrants in China (5marks)

 

Case study covered:

An international migration