Population Distribution at the Global scale
- Enquiry Question
- Starter Activity - Population clock
- Student Activity_Processes_Population Growth and Ikea Boxes
- Student Activity -Synthesis - Discuss the Graph
This page introduces population distribution at both the global and regional scale. It looks to introduce the patterns of population distribution through a variety of maps. The activities in the lesson are centered around maps and describing the patterns in a geographical way. A variety of interesting maps including infographics and ooze maps are used. The lesson is well resourced with student worksheets and one activity requires the students to evaluate different mapping techniques of population distribution.
Teaching time: 1 Hour
- To be able to describe and explain global patterns of population distribution
Watch the following Gapminder video by Hans Rosling and annotate the sheet provided to explain population growth from 1960.
Study the graph below and discuss:
a) The pattern shown
b) The implications of child survival for population growth?