Paper 2 People and the Planet
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Consuming Resources - how can conservation reduce consumption?

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How can conservation (saving energy) reduce consumption (use) of energy?

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Consuming Resources Tar Sand Oil

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What are the costs of our demand for oil?

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Consuming Resources Resource consumption and supply

Patterns of Resource Supply and Consumption
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Which countries consume (use) the most resources? Which countries consume the least resources? What are the reasons for this?


Which countries export (sell) the most resources and which import (buy) the most resources?

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Consuming Resources Alternative sources of energy tar sand oil

Starter What Do All The Following Have In Common? Key Term Finite: a resource that is limited or restricted
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You will need to be able to explain what a finite resource is and give an example. You will also need to give an example of an alternative source of energy e.g. tar sand oil and explain how it can be used.

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Consuming Resources Population and food supply

Feed The World
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The examiner will want to know about a country which has taken actions to improve its food security. Think about:

1. Why is Abu Dhabi's food supply insecure?

2. What have they done to improve food supply?

3. Has it been successful?

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Globalisation What does it mean?

The world is becoming more and more interconnected. Globalization changes how people consume, work and live almost everywhere on the world. Today, many econo...
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Globalisation Lesson 3&4

3.1b GLOBALISATION is changing EMPLOYMENT SECTORS in both the DEVELOPED and DEVELOPING WORLD TOPIC 3- GLOBALISATION
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Population Dynamics Germany's falling birth rate dilemma

Germany has one of the lowest birth rates in Europe and it continued to decline between 2001 and... euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe Subscri...
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Population Dynamics China: Unnatural Selection

China is facing an array of social dilemmas including a widening gender imbalance, decreasing fertility rate and an ageing population. At the root is its con...
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Development Dilemmas Core/Periphery Theory

We studied the core and periphery concept within Brazil.

 

Why do the cities (core) in developing countries develop faster than the countryside (periphery)?

 

Think about - investment from TNCs, provision of medical care, communication technology, location of schools, universities etc...

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Development Dilemmas Human Development Index

This video shows the basic concept of HDI (Human Development Index), by using four different examples (Japan, Mexico, India and Angola). Sources: http://www....
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Consuming Resources - what is sustainability?

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Consuming Resources Malthus vs. Boserup

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What did Malthus and Boserup think about population growth and resource supply?

 

Who was right?

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Consuming Resources Achieving sustainability

Achieving Sustainability Sustainable Development ‘Meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own nee...
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You need to be able to explain what sustainability is and give some examples of sustainable sources of energy.

 

How do recycling, education and conservation help to achieve sustainability?

 

What is an ecological footprint?

 

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Consuming Resources L1&2 Types of Resources

Different Types Of Resources In pairs, DEFINE the term ‘resource’, prize for the best effort. ‘a naturally occurring product (wood, coal, wind) that can be u...
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You need to know:

1. What is a resource?

2. What are renewable and non-renewable resources?

3. What are the benefits and costs of different types of resources?

4. What did Boserup and Malthus say about consumption of resources?

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Globalisation Nike Sweatshops

The world is becoming more and more interconnected. Globalization changes how people consume, work and live almost everywhere on the world. Today, many econo...
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What is a Trans National Corportation (TNC)?

What are the impacts of TNCs like Nike in poorer countries?

Remember the examiner will want to know about the benefits (+) and the costs (-). Who benefits? Who suffers?

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Globalisation Lesson 4&5

TOPIC 3GLOBALISATION 3.2 What changes have taken place in the FLOW of GOODS and CAPITAL? 3.2a- In the past 50 years both international trade and the flow of ...
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Globalisation Lesson 1&2

TOPIC 3GLOBALISATION 3.1A- HOW DOES THE ECONOMY OF THE GLOBALISED WORLD FUNCTION IN DIFFERENT PLACES?
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Population Dynamics Demographic Transition Model

What is the demographic transition model? What is the link between population and development? How and why do the birth rate, death rate and total population...
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Development Dilemmas Life Before the Dams - YouTube

The Madeira River: Life Before the Dams tells the story of the people of Brazil and Bolivia affected by the construction of the Santo Antonio and Jirau dams,...
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This is an example of a Top Down Development Project in which the government organizes a project on a huge scale to benefit a lot of people in a wide area.

 

Look back at your notes about the Santo Antonio project. The exam board want to know what the benefits(+) and costs (-) are and which groups of people have been affected.

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Foundation Paper 2: Human Geography

Edexcel B Geography Human Paper
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You should complete all the questions in Section A and one from B and one from C

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