# What has been the pattern of global population change? Part I (p. 82 - 83)

What has been the pattern of global population change?
Goals:

At the end of this class you:
- understand the meaning and can apply the key-words population density and population distribution
- understand that population change can bring some (global) issues
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Slide 1: Tekstslide
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In deze les zitten 13 slides, met interactieve quizzen en tekstslide.

Lesduur is: 45 min

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What has been the pattern of global population change?
Goals:

At the end of this class you:
- understand the meaning and can apply the key-words population density and population distribution
- understand that population change can bring some (global) issues

#### Slide 1 -Tekstslide

Check out the GeoGuide and read G158: Number, density and distribution

Explain why the number of inhabitants in a certain region has an effect on spatial planning of that region.

#### Slide 2 -Open vraag

Check out the GeoGuide and read G158: Number, density and distribution

Give a definition of the key-word population density.

#### Slide 3 -Open vraag

Check out the GeoGuide and read G158: Number, density and distribution

Calculate the population density of the following countries:
1) Egypt, area of 1.000.000 km2 with 100 million people
2) Germany, are of 350.000 km2 with 83 million people
3) United States, area of 10.000.000 km2 with 330 million people

#### Slide 4 -Open vraag

Check out the GeoGuide and read G158: Number, density and distribution

Give a definition of population distribution.

#### Slide 5 -Open vraag

Check out Figure 5.24.

1) What parts of Brazil are densly populated?
2) How many cities with more than 1 million inhabitants does Brazil have?
3) How do you call these area's with a large population?

#### Slide 6 -Open vraag

Check out Figure 4.2 on p. 82

1) What areas of the world seem densely populated?
2) What areas of the world seem sparsely populated?

#### Slide 7 -Open vraag

Check out Figure 4.2 on p. 82

Explain why this map does not give a realistic representation of population density in each country. (Think about where people live within a country)

#### Slide 8 -Open vraag

Watch the video and answer the question.

List at least 3 arguments that suggest why
population is/isn't a global issue.

#### Slide 9 -Open vraag

Watch the video and answer the question.

Compare yourself to the word's most typical person.
List 3 differences and/or similarities.

#### Slide 10 -Open vraag

Check out Figure 4.3 on p. 83.

For every time the world population grew by 1 billion, calculate how many years that took. (For example, it took between the year 1804 - 1927 to get from 1 billion to 2 billion people, which took 113 years).

#### Slide 11 -Open vraag

Check out Figure 4.4 on p. 83.

1) What do you think might be some of the reasons for slow population growth before 1804
2) Why do you think the rate of population growth has increased?

#### Slide 12 -Open vraag

Look online for an answer to the following questions:

1) How big is the world population in 2020?
2) When will the world population hit 8 billion?
3) Do you think there is a limit to population growth? Explain your answer.