2.3 Changing cities

How is it going? (5 min.)

Learning goals two weeks ago (10 min.)

2.3 Changing cities (10 min.)

Assignments (30 min.)

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How is it going? (5 min.)

Learning goals two weeks ago (10 min.)

2.3 Changing cities (10 min.)

Assignments (30 min.)

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Small practical assignment

Submit in SOM no later than December 10.

Homework check:
Paragraph 2.1: 2, 3 + 5
Paragraph 2.2: 2 + 6

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

Learning objectives two weeks ago
  • You know which four characteristics a city has.
  • You understand the difference between a megacity and a metropolis.
  • You can describe how life in a megacity differs from that in a metropolis.
  • You know the factors that influence the location of cities.
  • You understand the difference in urbanisation rate between rich countries and LEDC.
  • You can explain the relationship between degree of urbanisation, urbanisation rate and prosperity.

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

What is a city?
  1. A certain number of inhabitants
  2. Densely built
  3. Working population in the secondary or tertiary sector
  4. Large number of facilities

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

Megacity = City with more than ten million inhabitants.
Metropolis = Large, often western city which plays a significant role in part of the world with regards to economy, politics and culture. E.g.: London, New York and Tokyo.

Capital city = Most important city in a country usually housing the government.
Primate city = A city that, based on the number of inhabitants and its
functions, is much larger and more important than the second city in the country.

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

Learning objectives
  • You know how a western and non-western city is built up.
  • You understand that urbanisation is increasing now more often in the peripheral zone of the city.
  • You can describe the structure of an American city using a map or model.

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

American city
European city

Slide 8 - Tekstslide

Border between city and countryside is blurring

Slide 9 - Tekstslide

Urbanisation: People move to cities.
Suburbanisation: People move away from the citycenter to the surrounding area of the city (suburbs).

Suburbs: Living area at the border of a city.

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

Changing western cities

Old parts of cities are being refurbished. Warehouses and vacant factory buildings are being converted into homes.
This process is called gentrification.

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

Non-western city
Cities have grown rapidly in non-western countries.
Consequence = slums.

Cities are becoming more and more like western cities. There are areas with high-rise buildings: Central Business District (CBD).

Some residential areas are surrounded by high fences. It houses the rich.

Slide 12 - Tekstslide

Get to work
Paragraph 2.3
3, 4 and 7

Skills: calculating scale
Assignment 1, 2 and 3 on page 36 in the workbook.

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

Slide 14 - Video

Next week
2.3: 3, 4 and 7

2.4 Megacity, city in a growth crisis

Slide 15 - Tekstslide