In AP Human Geo., this relates to the concepts of GIS, GPS, and mapping, because it indicates that technology will continue to play a significant role in morphing the utility and function of maps in the future.
This article explains the connection of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) to the geographic concept of spatial thinking, indicating that GIS software and products have the capacity to spatialize data sets by providing spatial data structures and encoding systems for geographic information.
In AP Human Geo., this relates to the concept of the spatial perspective of geography because it explains the connection of GIS to the spatial perspective and how GIS can be beneficial for enhancing spatial knowledge and expression.
In AP Human Geo., this relates to the Harm de Blij book "Why Geography Matters" that is assigned for summer reading because it indicates that geography's perspectives matter equally or more so than political science and economics.
This article indicates the functional region created by an individual who works from home and generates income solely from their residence. It explains how this works in the long-run geographic perspective.
This article indicates that as of January 2013, about 530,000 people were registered citizens of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. There were 20,000 new arrivals to the country in 2012, and the population consists of 44% foreigners.
In AP Human Geo., this article illustrates the theme of immigration, as it indicates that almost half of the population of Luxembourg is made up of immigrants from other countries. It's a real world example of how migration can significantly change the demographics of a country.
This video accentuates the estimation that the world will reach a population of 9 billion humans by 2050, and then 10 billion by 2100. It explains the problems that this will pose for the future of the planet and humanity.
In AP Human Geo., this relates to the concept of population growth rates because it uses UN information about population and population trends to predict beyond the present and make suggestions on what to do about it.
This article in the Global Post gives real time population statistics for any country in the world, including statistics about births, deaths, migration, and growth rates. It also brings forth some demographic trends that are expected to affect the respective countries.
In AP Human Geo., this article relates to the population growth theme because it utilizes all of the indicators we learned in this class, including CBR, CDR, net migration rates, and population growth rates.
This C-Span video by Richard Jackson focused on the aging population of the United States and the ramifications that are currently and will be felt in terms of social, economic, geopolitical, and demographic issues. It exemplifies the final stages of the demographic transition model on each of the aforementioned factors on Western countries.
In AP Human Geo., this relates to the theme of the dependency ratio and the population pyramid. As the population ages, the dependency ratio increases as the elder population brackets of the population pyramid require funds from the working class population to sustain themselves.
In AP Human Geo., this article relates to the concept of regions because it divides the earth into many different regions, of which eight of them are further broken down to be considered pivotal areas in terms of future geopolitics.
This video explains what geo-literacy is, providing the answer that it consists of spatial thinking skills and understanding geographic systems in addition to content knowledge about locations and places.
In AP Human Geo., this relates to the concepts of geo-literacy and spatial perspective because it indicates that for a population to be knowledgeable about geography, it must go above the mere rote memorization of toponyms and instead explore the spatial characteristics of places.
In AP Human Geo., this article relates to the concept of human geography vs physical geography in that its maps and interactive models provide a basis for the difference between the two subfields of geography.
This about.com article indicates the four traditions of geography formulated by the geographer William D. Pattison, which are, respectively, spatial tradition, area studies tradition, man-land tradition, and earth science tradition.
In his Ted Talk, Hans Rosling explains how population will inevitably continue to grow by a few billion, and then it will level off as humanity tries to even out standards of living for all its makeup.
Kyle Kampe's insight:
In AP Human Geo., this video relates to the concept of population growth because it accentuates the inevitable growth of the population in easy-to-understand imagery and terms and highlights that the problem needs complex solutions to be fixed.
In AP Human Geo., this relates to the theme of population pyramids because it gives a compelling explanation of how to interpret population pyramids and why they are significant for extrapolating into the future.
This video explains that overpopulation and overconsumption are at the root of the most of the problems the world faces today. Standards of living will thus decline as these two concepts continue to metastasize.
Kyle Kampe's insight:
In AP Human Geo., this relates to the theme of overpopulation and Malthusian population growth issues because it indicates similar problems that will be faced in the future by population growth rates today.
This video gives the information about population growth among human beings in the last several hundred years and the ramifications that this will have on our species and the planet as a whole in the future. It articulates details about the ecological impacts of increased resource use by humans.
Kyle Kampe's insight:
In AP Human Geo., this video relates to the theme of Malthusian theories of population growth and overpopulation. The video indicates that human population growth is in an ecological imbalance with the earth, and this could cause adverse affects in the future.
This NatGeo video presents the challenges that the planet will face as its human population continues to grow. It gives information about population growth in the past and statistics about births, deaths, life expectancy, and other parameters. The video is very insightful, using data and simple visual imagery to depict its message.
Kyle Kampe's insight:
This relates to the theme of overpopulation and population growth in AP Human Geo., and fits well under the population unit. It shows that the planet currently has 7 billion occupants and may have to sustain many more than that in the future, despite natural resources dwindling.