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How do settlements change over time? (p. 84 - 89)

Where do we live?
Statement of Inquiry: Settlements develop and change due to a variety of processes and their sustainability allows them to function successfully, affecting the identity of that location.

Key Concept: Change

Related Concepts: Processes; Sustainability

Global Context: Identities and relationships 
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Where do we live?
Statement of Inquiry: Settlements develop and change due to a variety of processes and their sustainability allows them to function successfully, affecting the identity of that location.

Key Concept: Change

Related Concepts: Processes; Sustainability

Global Context: Identities and relationships 

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

How do settlements change over time?
Types of changes: (p. 84)

  • Social: for example change in healthcare, education and safety
  • Economic: for example change in wealth and trade 
  • Political: for example change of government type 
  • Environmental: for example natural disasters or climte change
  • Cultural: for example new ideologies or religion and language

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

Read p. 84. Settlements change in different ways over time.

List as many examples about how settlements can change.

Slide 3 - Open vraag

How do settlements change over time?

This class, you will consider case studies of three different cities to explore examples of change over time.

  1. Hong Kong, SAR China
  2. London, UK
  3. Mexico City, Mexico 

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

1. Hong Kong - SAR China
Read p. 85 and Check out Figure 4.7 and 4.8 

Answer the questions on the next slide. 


On the left: Hong Kong in 1972 and in 2018

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

The name of Hong Kong means 'happy harbor'.
A
True
B
False

Slide 6 - Quizvraag

The abbreviation (afkorting) SAR stands for Special Administrative Region.
A
True
B
False

Slide 7 - Quizvraag

The first primate function of the city of Hong Kong was a defence post, since it was located high on a mountain.
A
True
B
False

Slide 8 - Quizvraag

Under British rule, Hong Kong became a major trading hub and financial centre.
A
True
B
False

Slide 9 - Quizvraag

In 1997, Hong Kong became an independent city state, with no influence from other countries.
A
True
B
False

Slide 10 - Quizvraag

More recent challenges Hong Kong experiened are are the SARS disease outbreak in 2003 and a series of political protets in 2014 and 2019.
A
True
B
False

Slide 11 - Quizvraag

SEE - THINK - WONDER:
Look at the pictures of Hong Kong in 1910, 1972 and 2014. Then, list the changes that you can see over time.

Slide 12 - Open vraag

London - UK 
Read p. 86 and Check out Figure 4.9

Also, Check Out SOURCE A - D on p. 87

Answer the questions on the next slide. 

On the right: Growth of the city of London between 1786 and 2010

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

London has been around as a settlement for hundreds of years.
A
True
B
False

Slide 14 - Quizvraag

London is located on the river Thames.
A
True
B
False

Slide 15 - Quizvraag

London has been a very peacfull city, with no great disasters or conflicts happening in the past.
A
True
B
False

Slide 16 - Quizvraag

During the Industrial Revolution (around 1750) people migrated from Londen to the countryside.
A
True
B
False

Slide 17 - Quizvraag

The Tube, the underground metro network, is the oldest in the world.
A
True
B
False

Slide 18 - Quizvraag

After WWII (1940 - 1945) London experienced waves of migration, which made the city more multicultural and diverse.
A
True
B
False

Slide 19 - Quizvraag

In recent years, London has experienced terrorist attacks and in 2016 it hosted the Olympic Games,
A
True
B
False

Slide 20 - Quizvraag

ACTIVITY: When Disaster Stikes:
Read source A and B on p. 87

Write down the origin (who made it) and purpose (why is it made) of these sources.

Slide 21 - Open vraag

ACTIVITY: When Disaster Stikes:
Read source C and D on p. 87

What do these sources tell about how Londeners have dealt with disasters in the past?

Slide 22 - Open vraag

Mexico City - Mexico
Read p. 88 and Check out Figure 4.13


Answer the questions on the next slide. 


On the left: the old city of Mexico with the downtown area in the background. 

Slide 23 - Tekstslide

The original city of Mexico City was called Tenochtitlan and was founded by the Inca's
A
True
B
False

Slide 24 - Quizvraag

In the 16th century, the city was taken over by Spanish conqestors.
A
True
B
False

Slide 25 - Quizvraag

After independence from Spain, Mexico City continued to act as the most significant settlement in the country.
A
True
B
False

Slide 26 - Quizvraag

During a the 19th century, the was a long period of peace and economic growth in Mexico City.
A
True
B
False

Slide 27 - Quizvraag

Nowadays, Mexico City is one of the largest cities in the world; it is officially a megacity.
A
True
B
False

Slide 28 - Quizvraag

In 1985, a massive hurricane destroyed large parts of the city.
A
True
B
False

Slide 29 - Quizvraag

Every Years, people in the city celebrate 'Night of Dead', to pay respect and support family and friends who have died.
A
True
B
False

Slide 30 - Quizvraag

WHAT MAKE YOU SAY THAT?
Look at the pictures of Mexico City (Figure 4.14a-c)

What does each picture tell about the identity of Mexico City?

Slide 31 - Open vraag