005 - Movement Response Migration

Syllabus Point

Discuss (AO3) the causes of migrations, both forced and voluntary.

Taken From: The Guardian

Key Terminology

  • Discuss
  • Migration
  • Immigration
  • Emigration

Define the words above using your 'Geography Course Companion', they 'Command Term' posters in the classroom and the links provided.

Useful Links

Activity One - Causes of Migration

  1. What is migration?
  2. What are the different types of migration?
  3. What factors cause people to migrate? If you are struggling use the image below to help you.
  4. Using those factors underline those that are negative in red and those that are positive in green. These are called the push and pull factors of migration.
  5. Write a list of which factors could cause forced migration and another list for those which could be deemed voluntary. Use the youtube clip below the table to help you.

Forced Migration

Voluntary Migration

Taken From: BBC

Activity Two - Migration Models

There are two key models/laws that we need to focus on when discussing migration; one is Lee's model of migration and the other is Ravenstein's Law. Using the useful links and resources answer the following questions:

  1. What is the migration balance?
  2. Using a diagram illustrate Lee's Model of migration.
  3. Describe Ravenstein's Law and how it has more recently been adapted.

Useful Links and Resources

Taken From: http://www.zombiebased.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/PushPullZombie.jpg

IB Geography: Population: Migration Models from Richard Allaway

Activity Three - Migration is Not New

Watch the youtube clip below on charting culture and describe the changes that have taken place.