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What are the different types of settlement? (p. 78 - 79)

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

What are different types of settlement?
There ar six levels in the settlement hierarchy.

  1. Megacity
  2. City
  3. Town (small/large)
  4. Village
  5. Hamlet 
  6. Isolated dwelling 

Rule of thumb: Increase in settlement size means decrease in frequency

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

What are different types of settlement?
Hamlet 
  • very small settlement 
  • population around 100
  • mostly in rural areas 
Isolated dwelling
  • single house
  • personal choice 
  • mostly in rural areas
Rural
In general, a rural area or countryside is a geographic area that is located outside towns and cities.

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

What are different types of settlement?
Town
  • thousands of residents
  • government building and emergency services 
  • urban settlements 
Village
  • quite a few houses
  • shops, parks religious building
  • between rural and urban areas
Urban
An urban area, or built-up area, is a human settlement with a high population density and a built environment. 

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

What are different types of settlement?
Megacity 
  • more than 10 million residents
  • Risk of overpopulation
  • Is the Randstad a megacity? 
City
  • efficient transport system
  • different districts and city centre 
  • culture and tourism
  • conurbations (agglomeratie)
Conurbation
an extended urban area, typically consisting of several towns and cities merging with eachother 

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

What are different types of settlement?
First a bit of history...

Watch the next video about how cities have grown since the early humans and what the future of cities will be like. 

Answer the questions during the video. 

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

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Slide 7 - Video

00:21
What percentage of the world population lives in a city in 2050?

Slide 8 - Open vraag

01:00
Why were the first settlements 'semi-permanent'?

Slide 9 - Open vraag

01:21
Give one consequence of the food surpluses.

Slide 10 - Open vraag

01:52
Why did people moved from the countryside to the city?

Slide 11 - Open vraag

02:20
Give one reason why the population density (bevolkingsdichtheid) of the early big cities is as high as the cities in modern times.

Slide 12 - Open vraag

02:43
During the Industrial Revolution (19th century) cities started to expand further. What did cities establish during this period?

Slide 13 - Open vraag

03:07
List 3 things what cities need to provide people to grow?

Slide 14 - Open vraag

03:42
List three things what cities can do to use the space around them without damaging the land.

Slide 15 - Open vraag

Read the text on p. 78

Write down two factors that determine (bepalen) what type of settlements there are.

Slide 16 - Open vraag

Take a look at Figure 4.2 in your book in p. 78.

What type of settlement is this?
Why might some people choose to live this type of lifestyle?

Slide 17 - Open vraag

Think about where you live.
Check out Figure 4.3 on p. 78

What type of settlement do you live in? Explain why you think that by giving examples.

Slide 18 - Open vraag