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Lesson 2 How And Why Do Countries Develop In Different



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  • 1. How and why do countries develop in different ways?
  • 2. What problems does the Brandt line have?
    • Fails to show disparity or differences in poverty WITHIN a country
    • Core region – based on the urban area, has the majority of the services, business and people
    • Periphery is rural = remote countryside involved in producing raw materials = poor
  • 3. Multiplier effect What do you think is happening?
  • 4. Core and periphery in Brazil
  • 5. Task 1
    • Study Figure 1 and the information on p.230 Evolving Planet (Region Disparities in Brazil)
    • Use an atlas to label the economically active areas (cities )
    • Explain the contrasts in development between the core (South-East) and periphery (North and North-East) regions of Brazil
  • 6. Regions Brazil
  • 7. Choropleth shading Choropleth (colour shaded) maps . This is especially appropriate for showing standardised data such as rates, densities or percentages. A different colour is used for each of a number of bands, allowing users to identify which areas have high, low or middling values. It is a very visual way of showing data making comparison very easy. Africa- GDP
  • 8.  
  • 9. Choropleth shading
    • Have a look at an example of how to draw a choropleth map here
  • 10. Disparity between the core and periphery
    • Complete a choropleth map to shoe HDI in the different regions of Brazil.
    • What problems can be caused when there is disparity within a country.(page 231 purple book).
  • 11. Exam style question
    • Describe the regional differences that have resulted from economic development
    • (6 marks)
  • 12. Just a minute
    • Speak for 1 minute, no repetitions, pauses, eeers, uuuums on
    • The characteristics of the core area of Brazil
    • The characteristics of a peripheral area in Brazil
    • The benefits and problems of using choropleth shading