GHS Nature of Ge...
Follow
Find tag "aphg"
334 views | +1 today
GHS  Nature of Geography & Population Geography
Articles relating to the AP Human Geography Unit 1: Geography - It's Nature & Perspectives & Unit 2: Population Geography
Curated by Mr Ortloff
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Mr Ortloff from AP Human Geography
Scoop.it!

Unit 2: Rethinking the Demographic Transition Model: Stage 5?

Unit 2: Rethinking the Demographic Transition Model: Stage 5? | GHS  Nature of Geography & Population Geography | Scoop.it

Eighty-two years after the original development of the four stage Demographic Transition Model (DTM) by the late demographer Warren Thompson (1887-1973), the cracks are starting to show on the model that for many years revolutionized how we think about the geography of our global population. 


Via Mr. David Burton, Seth Dixon, Jen Murray
more...
Sally Egan's curator insight, September 8, 2013 7:41 AM

Well explained this is an update on the Demographic Transition Model, taking into account the prospect of negative population growth.

Rescooped by Mr Ortloff from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

Unit 2: Thomas Malthus and Population Growth

Learn more: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=r1ywppAJ1xs Thomas Malthus's views on population. Malthusian limits.

 

This is a succinct (but not perfect) summary of Malthusian ideas on population.  What do you think of his ideas?  Any specific parts of his theory that you agree with?  Do you disagree with some of his ideas?  What did history have to say about it?  

 

Tags: Demographics, population, models, APHG,  unit 2 population. 


Via Seth Dixon
more...
timokos's curator insight, May 16, 2013 6:19 AM

Als wetenschapshistoricus die is afgestudeerd op vroege evolutietheorieen (voor Darwin) één van mijn favorieten!

Jeff Cherry's curator insight, July 22, 2013 5:55 PM

Malthus is still very relevant.

Lauren Jacquez's curator insight, October 25, 2013 11:01 PM

We will be learning about Malthus in Chapter 2.  Take a sneek peek!

Rescooped by Mr Ortloff from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

Unit 1: Time-Space Compression

Unit 1: Time-Space Compression | GHS  Nature of Geography & Population Geography | Scoop.it
In this age of fast travel and instant digital communications, we tend to forget that not so long ago, distances were subjectively very different.

Via Seth Dixon
more...
Seth Dixon's curator insight, December 14, 2012 4:17 PM

This series of maps shows the great leaps and bounds that were made during the 19th century in transportation technology in the United States.  This impacted population settlement, economic interactions and functionally made the great distances seem smaller.  This is what many call the time-space compression; the friction of distance is diminished as communication and transportation technologies improve.  


Questions to Ponder: When someone says they live "10 minutes away," what does that say about how we think about distance, transportation infrastructure and time?  How is geography still relevant in a world where distance appears to becoming less of a factor?  

 

Tags: transportation, models, globalization, diffusion.

geofoodgraz's curator insight, December 15, 2012 4:35 AM
Seth Dixon, Ph.D.'s insight:

"This series of maps shows the great leaps and bounds that were made during the 19th century in transportation technology in the United States.  This impacted population settlement, economic interactions and functionally made the great distances seem smaller.  This is what many call the time-space compression; the friction of distance is diminished as communication and transportation technologies improve.  

 

Questions to Ponder: When someone says they live "10 minutes away," what does that say about how we think about distance, transportation infrastructure and time?  How is geography still relevant in a world where distance appears to becoming less of a factor?  "