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INTRODUCTION TO CORE PATTERNS AND CHANGE

The following modules make up the core which is tested on paper 1.

The units are are:

  1. Populations In Transition

  2. Disparities in Wealth and Development

  3. Patterns in Environmental Sustainability

  4. Patterns in Resource Consumption


Lesson Resources, wider reading and homework activities will be uploaded. You can upload your homework and share useful links etc too.


Populations In Transition

Over the course of the module you will cover the following learning objectives. Please download the Learning Objective sheet and complete the before column based on your current understanding. This way we can try and not repeat any material!


Here is a document that includes definitions for the key terms of the unit. Download and update with additional terms as you go through the unit.


LESSON ONE: GLOBAL POPULATION TRENDS


Here is the powerpoint from todays lesson.

Here is a link to the worldmapper resources IN COLOUR showing the distribution of natural increase and natural decrease. Population Growth & Population Decline

Here is the video from the lesson - you might actually be able to see this version!



SOME WIDER READING



Population Crisis article in the LA Times


Population Graphics from the LA Times

2. PATTERNS AND FACTORS AFFECTING FERTILITY


Please find below a copy of the powerpoint from the lesson, just in case you wanted to see the images used in the powerpoint!



WIDER READING



3. PATTERNS OF MORTALITY


MAPS SHOWING THE PATTERNS OF MORTALITY
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WIDER READING



4. FACTORS AFFECTING MORTALITY



5. POPULATION PROJECTIONS


The world in 2100
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HOMEWORK



6. AGEING POPULATIONS






WIDER READING


An Australian Case Study
Articles about Ageing Populations in the UK.
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IN CONTRAST HERE IS A MAP SHOWING THE YOUTHFUL POPULATIONS OF AFRICA, CLICK ON THE MAP FOR MORE INFORMATION


7. POPULATION POLICIES




WIDER READING




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STUDENT POPULATION POLICY PRESENTATIONS





9. MIGRATION MODELS

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of creating a model for migration?

If humans are individual and unique, does this mean that there can be no reliable models of migration?



10. ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF MIGRATION





11. REFUGEES & INTERNALLY DISPLACED POPULATIONS



CASE STUDY: DARFUR REFUGEE CRISIS





Darfur Is Dying

Useful Links

Darfurian Voices
Eyes on Darfur
Darfur - Google Earth Project

WIDER READING



This article outlines the trials and tribulations that a young refugee from Afghanistan has to go through for freedom. Out Of Afghanistan

12. INTERNAL MIGRATION - CHINA CASE STUDY



Peasant Migrate - China: Journey Man Productions

WIDER READING



13. INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION: MEXICO TO USA





A new development in the migration issue How might USA react to narco refugees

GENDER INEQUALITY

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THE TASK


EXAMPLES OF YOUR WORK




WIDER READING

MAKE WOMEN MATTER


A GOOD OVERVIEW OF THE FIRST UNIT OF WORK