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This is the place to come for all TJJ's lesson posts for Form 2 Population and Migration. Preps are posted on the homework page. 

Herewith the SOW for this unit of work.





Postcard from Chongqing

posted 25 Feb 2013, 08:06 by Tim Jefferis   [ updated 28 Feb 2013, 01:14 ]

Write a postcard back from Chongqing to your family in the countryside. Remember to include:
  • a map
  • a picture
  • how many people are in there in Chongqing?
  • why you moved
  • what you miss about home
  • what you don't miss about home

Population Distribution

posted 4 Feb 2013, 00:09 by Tim Jefferis   [ updated 4 Feb 2013, 00:13 ]

This lesson we will be looking at population distribution:

Population distribution in China



Cover Work for TJJ - 2nd Form

posted 30 Jan 2013, 23:14 by Tim Jefferis   [ updated 30 Jan 2013, 23:57 ]

This cover work is for 2ARP, period 2 on Thursday 31 January and for 2SEJ, period 6 on Friday 1 February.

Watch this YouTube clip (this will have to be shown by the teacher from the front):

Gender Imbalance in China


Collect a laptop each from LJJ's room and, using the internet resources suggested answer these questions. I still have your books for marking.

Answers should be typed in full sentences up in a word processing package and e-mailed to TJJ when they are completed. No copying and pasting please - I'LL KNOW!

Title - China's One Child Policy
  1. Describe in your own words what the You Tube clip said about the effects of China's one child policy.
For answers to the following questions look here: http://goo.gl/qb1D1
  1. Which Chinese leader first established the one child policy? When? 
  2. How much is it estimated that the population has been reduced by as a result of the policy?
  3. Who does the policy apply to and who does it not apply to?
  4. What is the special rule for two people married who themselves don't have siblings?
  5. What was reported to be happening in the Guangxi Autonomous Region of China?
For answers to the following questions look here: http://goo.gl/wjopU
  1. What was the population of China in 1979, when the one-child policy was introduced?
  2. What is it now?
  3. What will happen if China persists with its one-child policy? Give figures.
  4. What is China's sex ratio?
  5. What rewards are available for couples who observe the one-child policy?
  6. What sanctions are there for those who break the one-child policy rules?
  7. Quote figures to show how the one-child policy has resulted in a fall in average fertility rates in China.

Finish these questions for prep.

China - Case Study of an Anti-Natal Policy (Part 1)

posted 28 Jan 2013, 06:22 by Tim Jefferis

This lesson we will be looking at an example of an anti-natal policy. But first here's a recap of what we've done so far: http://www.census.gov/population/international/data/idb/informationGateway.php
We'll be working through this now: 

Anti-Natal



China - Case Study of an Anti-Natal Policy (Part 2)

posted 28 Jan 2013, 06:18 by Tim Jefferis   [ updated 28 Jan 2013, 06:19 ]

This lesson we will be looking at China as an example of a country with an anti-natal policy.
Presentation: 

Anti-Natal (China)

Population Pyramids

posted 21 Jan 2013, 06:33 by Tim Jefferis   [ updated 21 Jan 2013, 06:41 ]

This lesson we will be learning about population pyramids and how these relate to the DTM. 

This website is an excellent resource for looking at the population pyramids of different countries around the world: http://goo.gl/G7LGx

Click here for an explanation of a population pyramid from BBC GCSE Bitesize.

The DTM and Population Pyramids

posted 17 Jan 2013, 01:21 by Tim Jefferis   [ updated 17 Jan 2013, 01:32 ]

This lesson we will be carrying on looking at the DTM. The presentation we will be using is here: http://goo.gl/mRBP2

Demographic Transition Model


This is our plenary:

YouTube Video


2nd Lesson (Week 1)

posted 14 Jan 2013, 03:26 by Tim Jefferis   [ updated 14 Jan 2013, 03:30 ]

This lesson we will be looking at the Demographic Transition Model. First off though you need to finish off annotating your graphs from last lesson and filling in the table on last lesson's sheet.

Also have a look at this You Tube clip:

YouTube Video


First Lesson Back (2ARP& 2SEJ)

posted 10 Jan 2013, 00:02 by Tim Jefferis   [ updated 21 Jan 2013, 06:57 by Tim Jefferis ]

How big is world population? Look here: http://www.poodwaddle.com/ for some cool real-time information. Files for this lesson are below.

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