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Contested Land Use Changes20 August 2018
This pages introduces two case studies, both involving slum clearance. Students first develop their own thinking on competing interest groups based on a gallery of urban images. They then explore these... more
Managing Traffic Congestion in Vitoria-Gasteiz20 August 2018
This page introduces the case study of Vitoria-Gasteiz as a European award winning city for managing traffic congestion. It begins with a short introduction to the level of pollution and traffic congestion... more
Traffic Congestion Patterns, Trends and Impacts20 August 2018
This page examines the patterns and trends of traffic congestion from a range of places. Following a choice of starter activities it begins with a student investigation, using the Tom Tom Traffic Index... more
The Impacts of Air Pollution in Delhi20 August 2018
This page introduces a case study into the impacts of air pollution in Delhi. It begins with a starter video on smog and then students use live data to choropleth map air pollution in Delhi. There are... more
Deindustrialization18 August 2018
This page introduces deindustrialization through a number of gallery and resource pack activities. Student first examine a series of mapped images to identify urban change in the Post-Fordist city before... more
Centrifugal Population Movements18 August 2018
This page introduces the lesson on suburbanization with a couple of fun starters; one based on a1 950s animation and another on a cartoon of US suburban utopia. The lesson is then based on a role play,... more
Urbanization18 August 2018
This page looks at urbanization and develops activities for two lessons on the factors influencing the growth of urban population including natural increase and centripetal population movements. The first... more
Where People Live in Residential Areas18 August 2018
This page looks at the residential patterns in HICs, NICs and LICS. It focuses students first on the Brussels region, where students draw their own model based on the residential areas in the map. It... more
4. Sustainable Urban Systems27 July 2018
This page provides information on the syllabus for this section and links to lesson resources. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have... more