Population Density & Distribution

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  • Density:Size of total populationTotal area of physical space sharedDistribution:Proximity to water (rivers, oceans)Along major trade/transportation routesIn areas with temperate climateProximity to natural resources
  • Population Density & Distribution

    1. 1. Population Density & Distribution<br />An introduction, exploration and application<br />
    2. 2. Global Connections: p.182-189<br />Population Density Worksheet<br />Lesson resources<br />
    3. 3. DENSITY vs. DISTRIBUTION<br /># of people/km2<br /><ul><li>Total population/total land area</li></ul>pattern of where people live<br />
    4. 4. DENSITY vs. DISTRIBUTION<br />What factors impact how many people share one space?<br />What might cause…<br />…an increase in density?<br />…a decrease ?<br />(think indicators of development)<br />What factors impact where a population is located within a physical region?<br />
    5. 5. Populationdensity<br />
    6. 6. APD = average # of people /unit of land<br /> <br /> <br />APD = Total Population<br /> Total Land Area<br />Arithmetic population density<br />
    7. 7. PPD = average # of people/unit of arable land<br />***Arable: land suitable for agricultural use<br />PPD = Total Population<br />Total Cultivated Area<br />physiologicpopulation density<br />
    8. 8. CANADA at NIGHT<br />
    9. 9. Source: StatsCan/Atlas of Canada<br />
    10. 10. EXPLORATION & APPLICATION<br />READ TEXTBOOK P.182-189<br />Complete worksheet with 1-2 partners<br /><ul><li>All calculations on worksheet
    11. 11. All answers on looseleaf
    12. 12. Answers on computer printed to pass in</li>

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