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    • Population Year 7
    • What has happened to the world’s population over the last 200 years?
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    • Why is population increasing so rapidly?
    • Why is population increasing so rapidly?
      • It isn’t that man has begun breeding like rabbits…..it is because man has stopped dying like flies.
      • Explain what is meant by this statement
    • What do geographers mean by population density?
    • What do geographers mean by population density?
      • Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. It is frequently applied to living organisms, and particularly to humans
      • Se the next slide for a map of population density
    • What do geographers mean by population density?
    • Why are some parts of the world more crowded
      • Arithmetic density : The total number of peoples / area of land measured in km² or mi².
    • What do geographers mean by settlement?
    • What do geographers mean by settlement?
      • A settlement is a general term used in geography and other subjects for a permanent or temporary community in which people live which avoids being specific as to size, population or importance. A settlement can therefore range in size from a small number of dwellings grouped together to the largest of cities with surrounding urbanized areas. The term may include hamlets, villages, towns and cities.
    • What sites encourage settlements to grow?
    • What sites encourage settlements to grow?
      • Coastal site
      • Good soil
      • Mineral wealth
      • Route centre
      • Bridging point
      • Lowest bridging point
      • River site
    • What problems face large settlements?
    • What problems face large settlements?
      • MEDCs
    • What problems face large settlements?
      • LEDCs