MEDC and LEDC -- How does economic development affect population?
Today you will be picking 2 countries to follow and study as a year-long case study. The criteria for picking 2 countries:
Your first task after picking your 2 countries is to compare population pyramids of the two countries. Populationpyramid.net
After that, begin looking at their economic develop. Find a country profile for both and either make notes or print out a country profile for both countries to add to your binder. You will study this country during each unit so that you have a more systemic understanding of the factors that shape the people, places and environment of this country.
Consider G-SPICE for each country:
S - Social/Society
P - Political
I - Intellectual/Innovation (also education)
C - Cultural
E - Economic
MEDC + LEDC country selections:
More Population Pyramid Practice...
HW: Study for DTM & Population pyramid FRQ
Prep for FRQ next class - Use the FRQ Study Guide + DTM Note-taking activity to help you prepare for the next formative FRQ on DTM and/or Population Pyramids.
Link to Article to use for FRQ Study Guide:
For the DTM Note-taking activity, watch the DTM video.