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Populations in Extreme Environments

IB DP Geography
       
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Base Knowledge and Understanding

Base knowledge and understanding

 
Video Clip
Data Visualization
   
Definition adapt
Definition low density of population
human discomfort
inaccessibility
remoteness
'comfort zone'
News Article
Words to be defined
 
Base Level

Context

 

This lessons aims:

  • to identify ways in which people adapt their activities to extremes of weather and climate
  • to explain the other (than relief and climate) factors responsible for a low density of population in extreme environments: human discomfort, inaccessibility, remoteness
 
Geography Activities

Synthesis

 
Geography Activities
Geography Activities

Ways in which people adapt their activities to extremes of weather and climate - Yakutsk, Russia

Make notes on how the people of Yakutsk cope with the extreme cold.
 
BBC News
  How the people of Oymyakon district cope with everyday life under such extraordinary conditions [1 December 2010]
 
 
Geography Activities
Geography Activities

Ways in which people adapt their activities to extremes of weather and climate - Hot and arid

Make notes on how the people of Djibouti's Lake Assal region cope with the extreme heat.
 
BBC News
  A life of constant thirst beside Djibouti's Lake Assal [4 December 2010]
 
BBC Radio 4 - From Our Own Correspondent: Pascale Harter's learning how to endure endless thirst in one of the hottest places on the planet. [Source]
 
Geography Activities
Geography Activities

Factors responsible for a low density of population in extreme environments: human discomfort, inaccessibility, remoteness

Find, describe and explain a named example for low population density (within the extreme environments we are studying) due to the following:

  • human discomfort
  • inaccessibility
  • remoteness
 
How the body reacts to heat
 
Travel Time to Major Cities
 
Geography Review

Review

 
Geography Activities
Where would you rather live - extreme hot, extreme cold or extremely remote? Why?
 

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