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
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
Have a look at an example of how to draw a choropleth map here
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).
Exam style question
Describe the regional differences that have resulted from economic development
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