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Tuesday, September 12

  1. page Overpopulated and Underpopulated edited ... 6) Use photographs and other sources of information to create and illustrated explanation of t…
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    6) Use photographs and other sources of information to create and illustrated explanation of the countries population distribution. Why are some areas more populated than others?
    7) Click on the map above and make notes on the article giving special attention to the predicted changes in population and the problems Bangladesh faces due to over population.
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    The current population of Bangladesh is 163,332,546 as of Wednesday, September 21, 2016, based on the latest United Nations estimates.
    Bangladesh population is equivalent to 2.19% of the total world population.
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    34.2 % of the population is urban (56,856,665 people in 2016)
    The median age in Bangladesh is 26 years.
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    Bangladesh Summary
    Why is the population grow rate high?
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    Population Growth Rate (%)
    Main sector of Employment
    Net migration/100migration/1000 people
    Fertility Rate
    Largest Employment Sector with %
    Value of exports (US$)
    Fertility Rate
    {outback_road.jpg} Why is much of Australia so sparsely populated? http://www.atraxarta.com.au/home.aspx
    3. Use the photographs from google maps and other sources to illustrate why large areas of Australia are sparsely populated and only a few small regions are more densely populated. You should give a location write a short explanation for each photo.
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    Value of exports (US$)
    Fertility Rate
    {outback_road.jpg} Why is much of Australia so sparsely populated? http://www.atraxarta.com.au/home.aspx
    3. Use the photographs from google maps and other sources to illustrate why large areas of Australia are sparsely populated and only a few small regions are more densely populated. You should give a location write a short explanation for each photo.
    4. Read the problems below and then copy them into your document ranking them by importance. It is up to you to decide the order.
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Monday, September 11

  1. page The DTM edited The Demographic Transition Model: ... this unit. This presentation simplifies It is used t…

    The Demographic Transition Model:
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    this unit.
    This presentation simplifies
    It is used to illustrate the informationlinks between a country's development and would be idealits demographics (population). In order to helpunderstand it you revise.must know the various factors that affect Birth Rate and Death Rate.
    1) Define Birth rate, Death rate and Fertility rate.
    2) Read through the powerpoint below to remind yourself of the factors affecting Birth and Death rates.

    Why Do Birth And Death Rates Differ1 from cheergalsal
    3) Watch and make notes on this video about giving birth in South Sudan.
    South Sudan: 'One of the most dangerous places to give birth'
    South Sudan is one of the most dangerous nations on earth to give birth, according to a report from the charity Save the Children.
    Around the world every year, one million babies die within the first 24 hours of life, and in South Sudan around 5,000 babies die within hours of birth - one of the worst rates in the world.
    Understanding the Demograhic Transition Model
    4) Complete the worksheet below on the Demographic Transition Model.
    {igcse_demographic_transition_model.doc}
    The link between Crude Birth Rate and Development can be clearly seen in the graph below. Click on it to watch the animation.
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    {Mean Years in School v BR Gap Graph.PNG}
    Here is a good summary from Cool Geography of the factors affecting Birth Rate with a drag and drop exercise at the end of it.
    5) Describe the link between birth rate and death rate using the Gapminder tool.
    6) Describe and exaplain the link between infant mortality rate and birth rate.
    7) Educating girls is considered to be one of the most effective ways to reduce Fertility rates. Why is this?

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    Necessary to attract migrants
    (from Greenfieldgeography.com)
    Exam Style Questions.
    (i) Suggest the likely effects of under-population on the economy of a region. [3]
    (ii) Explain the problems over-population may cause for the people and natural environment of a region. (5)
    (iii) Overpopulation occurs when there are too many people living in an area for the resources which are available. Explain how the relationship between population and resources can cause overpopulation? You should use examples were possible [7 Marks ]

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  3. page Population v Resources edited A quick revision of over and under population: PROBLEMS OF OVERPOPULATION (Bangladesh) IGCSE P…

    A quick revision of over and under population:
    PROBLEMS OF OVERPOPULATION (Bangladesh)
    IGCSE Population and GCSE Population-World Population Growth-PROBLEMS OF UNDERPOPULATIONPROBLEMS OF UNDERPOPULATION (Australia)
    There could be unemployment because there are not enough jobs for everyone
    There could be a shortage of schools and hospitals
    There could be a shortage of hoses and informal settlements grow
    Congestion may increase as there are more cars, buses, etc. on the road
    Prices may increase as demand for houses, resources, etc. increase (inflation)
    There may be a shortage of clean drinking water, electricity, etc.
    There may be an increase in air, noise and water pollution e.g. open sewers, fires, etc.
    The rural-urban fringe may be damaged as informal settlements are built
    There are a shortage of workers
    There will be less people paying tax
    Schools and hospitals may close because there are not enough clients
    Public transport links might close because of less customers
    There may be less innovation and development (lee brain power)
    Not possible to exploit all resources
    Hard to defend country
    Necessary to attract migrants
    (from Greenfieldgeography.com)

    Population v Resources
    Resource Consumption. A brief history of fossil fuels.
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    1) Summaries the two opposing ideas of Thomas Malthus and Ester Boserup. Who were they and how did they differ in their opinions?
    2) Watch the videos above and start to formulate and opinion about the Malthusian and Neo-Malthusian theories on population and resources. Make notes and start to formulate arguments for and against the two theories.
    3) Answer the exam style questions below.
    Exam Style Questions
    (i) Suggest the likely effects of under-population on the economy of a region. [3]
    (ii) Explain the problems over-population may cause for the people and natural environment of a region. (5)
    (ii) Overpopulation occurs when there are too many people living in an area for the resources which are available. Explain how the relationship between population and resources can cause overpopulation? You should use examples were possible [7 Marks ]

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