Do Now: What does this political cartoon mean to you? Explain the main idea in at least 3 sentences. SWBAT…describe the big ideas of Unit 2: 6 Billion and Counting. Develop working vocabulary for population geography. Identify key data points in world pop. Unit 2: 6 Billion and Counting World Population and Migration Unit 2 Objectives • Describing and analyzing population growth over time • Analyzing population data to understand global relationships • Describing and analyzing human migration patterns • BHAG check points: • Achieving 80% on quests and Unit Tests • Identifying all 50 states by Jan - First 50 States Challenge: 10/8 and 10/12 6 Million and Counting: Big Ideas Global population is reaching a tipping point. 6 Billion and Counting… 9 Billion by 2050… and then? 6 Billion and Counting… • 6,892,319,000/ 6.9 BILLION PEOPLE • 267 BABIES BORN A MINUTE (MOSTLY IN LESSER DEVELOPED [poorer] COUNTRIES) • 9 BILLION PROJECTED BY 2050 Population is inextricably linked to energy use, global warming, world poverty and development. GLOBAL WARMING What is Population Geography? • Pop Geo. studies and maps the distribution of people across the planet • Closely related to demography – study of human populations, including their size, growth, density, and distribution; and statistics regarding birth, marriage, disease, and death Your Task, young demographers • With your partner, you will use the WORLD POPULATION DATA SHEET to identify key population statistics and develop a working vocabulary of pop. geo! • Quiet, on-task discussion among partners only, please. • Let’s do the first question together Becoming Global Citizens Through Media Exploration • Active learning is required for AP Human Geographers! The only way to earn 3 or higher is to go above and beyond. • Each week, you will be required to read one relevant news article and write a 1-2 paragraph summary including the main idea and supporting details of the article. This week’s relevant topic is POPULATION. I will provide articles in Office Hours BUT I encourage you to find articles on your own. Summary sheets are also available in class or in Office Hours.