Task Suggest why processes of population movement are likely to vary between cities. In other words… why do some cities see centripetal movement, and others see centrifugal movement? Use any examples you know to backup your points.
Is there a link between natural increase in the population size, and the number of urban areas? Firstly, discuss what factors might influence a country to have a high (or low) natural increase in its population size. Then consider what indicators you could use to exemplify this. Finally, try to find a graphic that shows the link between natural increase and urban populations.
GENERAL PATTERN? SO, WHAT IS A DRIVING INFLUENCE IN THE GROWTH OF GLOBAL CITIES?
Link it all together Look at some of the reasons why cities began to expand and spring up around the world, from 1955 onwards. What were the driving forces?
This is the Spec (…remember?) Check that you are comfortable with each of the sub-topics and learning objectives. Make a note on the sheet circulating if you have any queries / uncertainties…