Test preparation (final test Ch2)

Test preparation (final test Ch2)
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Test preparation (final test Ch2)

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Final test Chapter 2
  • §2.1: Population
  • §2.2: Population
  • §2.3: Culture 
  • §2.6: Culture in The Netherlands 

See learning content workbook 

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Learning goals §2.1
  • You know where densely populated and sparsely populated regions are located in the world.
  • You understand why the number of births is so high and the average life expectancy is so low in poor countries.
  • You can calculate the population density of a country.

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Population distribution
The way in which the population is divided over an area is called population distribution (bevolkingsspreiding)

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Why do people live where they live?
Natural factors that can explain the  population distribution:
  1. Climate
  2. Relief
  3. Presence of water
  4. Fertile soil 

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Population density
The number of inhabitants divided by the area of a country population density (bevolkingsdichtheid).

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Population density
  • High population density = a lot of people per km2
  • Low population density = less people per km2

Number of inhabitants / km2 of a country = population density 

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Learning goals §2.2
  • You know the causes of population growth.
  • You understand why people migrate.
  • You can draw and ‘read’ a population graph and calculate the population growth of a country.

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Age distribution
The inhabitants of a country can be classified into age groups

The age distribution (leeftijdsopbouw) of a country can be shown in a population graph (bevolkingsgrafiek

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Age distribution
The inhabitants of a country can be classified into age groups

The age distribution of a country can be shown in a population graph 

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Age distribution
The inhabitants of a country can be classified into age groups

The age distribution of a country can be shown in a population graph 

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Poorest countries
Richest countries 
Developing countries  

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Population growth 
  1. Natural population growth 
  2. Social population growth 

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  • Immigrants
  • Emigrants 
Reasons to migrate:
  1. Economic reasons
  2. Political reasons
  3. Ecological reasons
  4. Social reasons 

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Motives for migration
Push factors: reasons to leave a country or region

  • Unemployment
  • War
  • Drought

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Motives for migration
Pull factors: reasons to go to a country or region

  • Safety
  • Work
  • Food 
  • Family 

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Learning goals §2.3
  • You know how you can describe a culture with three types of cultural elements.
  • You understand why cultures diffused and blended in the past and present.

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Cultural diffusion
The spreading out and merging of pieces from different cultures. 

  1. Colonialism
  2. Trade
  3. War
  4. Migration

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Cultural blending 
Cultural diffusion leads to cultural blending 

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Cultural blending 
Cultural elements mix in three ways:

  1. Mass media
  2. Migration
  3. Tourism 

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The strongest culture that has been mixed into others comes from the USA

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Learning goals §2.6
  • You know where the language and religion differ in the Netherlands.
  • You understand how other cultural elements entered the Netherlands.
  • You can read maps and graphs on the migration and culture in the Netherlands.

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Language in The Netherlands
The Netherlands has two official languages: Dutch and Frisian

Many people speak dialect.

Besides Dutch, people also speak:
  • Second language by immigrants
  • English

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Religion in The Netherlands
In The Netherlands 50% of the population does not have a religion.

The other half:
  • For the most part Christian
  • Muslims

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  • People with a migration background.
  • 10% of the Dutch people is not born in The Netherlands. 

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  1. People from the former colonies of the Netherlands (Indonesia, Suriname, the Antilles). 
  2. Migrant workers (Germany, Turkey, Morocco).
  3. Refugees from war zones (former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan and Syria).

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Working for yourself
In silence!

  • Learn for the test

  • Finish assignments workbook

Ask questions!

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