APES: Key Ideas for Chapter 4 (Human Populations)

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Ch 4 Key Concepts

  1. 1. APES: Key Ideas for Chapter 4 (Human Populations) 1. Key Diagrams: Understand the concepts and how to interpret the two key diagrams: Age Structure and the Demographic Transition 2. Calculate (Review your math practice problems) birth rates growth rates doubling times… crude rates 3. Compare chronic diseases vs. acute diseases as major causes of mortality in developed vs developing nations 4. most effective ways to slow population growth (#1 best and least controversial?) 5. understand impact of technology on population growth ( Total impact = Population size X Impact per person) T = P X I 6. know who Thomas Malthus is and what he predicted 7. Logistic vs Exponential growth (know graphs and conceptual difference) 8. Understand replacement level fertility as compared to total fertility rate ( TFR) 9. population momentum and pop. lag effect 10. limiting factors 11. case studies 12. examples of what some countries are doing to control pop (ie China, India)

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