Population and Settlement » Movies, presentations and worksheets

1) An introduction to population- movie image

1) An introduction to population- movie

This is a movie to introduce the topic of population, helping pupils to recap prior knowledge and get a taste of the topic. To enlarge the movie, click on the tab in the bottom right hand corner.   

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2a) Where do people live- presentation image

2a) Where do people live- presentation

These resources get pupils thinking about where people live around the world and the reasons why. This is a presentation looking at examples of places, and whether they are densely populated or not. The presentation includes a little match up quiz to..

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2b) Where do people live- worksheet image

2b) Where do people live- worksheet

These resources get pupils thinking about where people live around the world and the reasons why. This is a population distribution worksheet.

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3) Population growth presentation image

3) Population growth presentation

This presentation provides pupils with a visual stimulus highlighting the alarming rate at which the world's population is growing.

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4a) Settlement sites- movie image

4a) Settlement sites- movie

These resources help pupils to think about the reasons that people have settled in certain places. This is a movie to introduce the concept of settlement sites. To enlarge the movie click the tab in the bottom right hand corner.

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4b) Settlement sites- presentation image

4b) Settlement sites- presentation

This settlement sites presentation puts pupils in the shoes of the Romans, as they have to analyse a selection of sites, filling in their worksheets in order to decide on a good location to settle.

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4c) Settlement sites- worksheet image

4c) Settlement sites- worksheet

This worksheet accompanies the settlement sites presentation. It gets pupils thinking about settlement sites and the reasons for them.

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5) Settlement patterns and hierarchy- presentation image

5) Settlement patterns and hierarchy- presentation

This presentation looks at the different shapes of settlements whilst also focussing on the settlement hierarchy.

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6) Land use- movie image

6) Land use- movie

There is a movie to introduce the different parts of a settlement are used. It also looks at the issue of changing land use in settlements. This leads into a skills based task looking at the impacts of the Cardiff Bay developments, where docklands..

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