A random pattern is when there is no obvious pattern that is formed.
Irregular/random Patterns ??????
Finding patterns… Write down as many patterns as you can see.
Finding patterns about population distribution…
The world’s population is clustered in Asia and Europe.
Population distribution follows a peripheral pattern around the coasts of different countries and continents, eg Australia, South and North America.
There is a linear pattern of population distribution through the tropics (above and below the equator).
There is also a linear pattern of population distribution along the Nile River in Egypt. (this also occurs along other large rivers around the world eg the Ganges River in India.
The world’s population is sparsely populated in areas like North-Eastern Europe (Russia), North America (Canada) and Australia.
Finding patterns… Use an atlas… Look at the climate maps of NZ and write down the patterns that you can see. Look at physical maps of the world and write down the patterns you can see. Choose one another map and write down the patterns you can see. Extra for experts: