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Lesson One

  1. 2. Learning Outcomes <ul><li>Understand the global characteristics of urbanisation (% of people living in urban areas; million cities) </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to describe how urbanisation has changed over time </li></ul><ul><li>Know definitions of key terms </li></ul><ul><li>Begin to examine some of the problems associated with a highly urbanised population </li></ul>
  2. 3. The Earth at Night What does this tell us?
  3. 4. Key terms <ul><li>Urbanisation : an increasing proportion of a country’s population living in urban areas. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MEDCs during and following the Industrial Revolution (driven by economic development) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LEDCs since 1950 as a result of migration from rural areas and high rates of population growth in urban areas </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. More Key Terms <ul><li>Mega city - a city with a population of more than ten million inhabitants </li></ul><ul><li>Millionaire city - a city with more than a million inhabitants </li></ul>
  5. 6. A global urban explosion
  6. 7. Use the tables on P191 <ul><li>One colour dot for the twenty largest cities in 1960 </li></ul><ul><li>Another colour for the megacities in 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>TITLE AND KEY!! </li></ul>Manila Tokyo
  7. 8. Table to show change over time Describe the main features of their world distribution continents - coastal - inland north-south divide - MEDCs - LEDCs Year Europe Asia S America N America Australasia Africa 1960 3 2000

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