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How have
settlements
changed?
Learning objectives
 To know the characteristics of rural and urban
areas
 To understand the links between them
 To be ...
Spot the difference…how many can you get?!!!
p.106 NWW
Keywords
Rural
Urban
Push
factors
Pull
factors
Migration
MEDC
LEDC
Something that makes people want to leave an
area or co...
Rural or urban?
Recap
 The Burgess model!
 What happens as we move out of a city
 To land price?
 Demand?
 Space?
 Accessibility?
 ...
The Rural Urban Fringe
 The rural urban fringe is the transitional zone
between the countryside (rural) and the city or
t...
Beijing
Tasks:
1)Identify the land uses of the rural-urban fringe.
2)Pick these out on your map by drawing an arrow to eac...
Reasons for the growth of the rural-urban
fringe.
 Why have people moved out to live in rural
areas, in close proximity t...
How have settlements
changed?
Create a list of all the changes you can
think of.
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How settlements have changed (Rural - Urban)

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Year 7 lesson explaining the changing to the cities and countryside. Rural urban fringe.

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How settlements have changed (Rural - Urban)

  1. 1. How have settlements changed?
  2. 2. Learning objectives  To know the characteristics of rural and urban areas  To understand the links between them  To be able to describe their change over time – using China as example
  3. 3. Spot the difference…how many can you get?!!! p.106 NWW
  4. 4. Keywords Rural Urban Push factors Pull factors Migration MEDC LEDC Something that makes people want to leave an area or country. E.g. natural hazards, no jobs or disease. More economically developed country The movement of people from one place to another in order to live and work. Area of open country with a low population density A built up area with a high population density Less economically developed country Something that attracts people to an area or country. E.g. higher wages, doctors and hospitals or good schools. Keyword pen!
  5. 5. Rural or urban?
  6. 6. Recap  The Burgess model!  What happens as we move out of a city  To land price?  Demand?  Space?  Accessibility?  Population?
  7. 7. The Rural Urban Fringe  The rural urban fringe is the transitional zone between the countryside (rural) and the city or town (urban); where the suburbs extend into rural areas.  The edge of a town or city is not clearly bordered by a clear line. Density and land use changes gradually. The urban area still has a great impact on the rural area and equally, the rural population travel to use these urban services.
  8. 8. Beijing Tasks: 1)Identify the land uses of the rural-urban fringe. 2)Pick these out on your map by drawing an arrow to each land use. 3)Then annotate the reasons why these land uses are found in the rural-urban fringe…think about SPACE and MONEY
  9. 9. Reasons for the growth of the rural-urban fringe.  Why have people moved out to live in rural areas, in close proximity to the city?  Better quality of life – quieter, less polluted  ‘More house for your money’  Increased car ownership and mobility  Communication improvements mean people can work from home  Commuter links improved  How would these changes affect the function and layout of these areas?
  10. 10. How have settlements changed? Create a list of all the changes you can think of.

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