Here is a sample from my Advanced Placement Human Geography Unit 2 Powerpoint I will be using to teach my classes this year. It is on Population and Migration. You can find the full version at http://tinyurl.com/eilandunit2.
“Ecumene is the portion ofthe Earth’s surface occupiedby permanent humansettlement.”
Common Traits of EcumeneAlmost 90% of allpeople live north of theequator.More than half of allpeople live on about5% of the land, andalmost nine-tenths onless than 20%.Most people live inareas close to sea level.About two-thirds ofworld population isconcentrated within300 miles of the ocean.
“You measure population bylooking at Population Density;the number of peopleoccupying an area of land.”
• The total number of people in an area.• Population divided by Land AreaArithmetic Density• The number of people supported by a unit area of arableland.• Provides insights into the relationship between the size ofa population and the availability of resources in a region.Physiological Density• The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount ofarable land.Agricultural Density
Discuss how the agricultural density of the UnitedStates may have changed over the last 200 years.
End of AP® Unit 2 Power-PointSampleYou can download the full 150 slide presentation atmy Teachers Pay Teachers store:http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Mr-Eiland