001 - Demand

Significant Concept

To have knowledge of the impact population change is having on the demand for resources.

Key Terminology

  • Resource
  • Renewable
  • Non-renewable
  • Replenishable
  • Recycling

Define the words above.

Activity One

  1. Write down ten resources that you can not live without.
  2. Group the resources using the terminology above.

Activity Two - Discussion

  • Discussion of the resources that we ´need´ and how this may differ between a LEDC and a MEDC.

Activity Three - Skill

Describe the global population change from 1000 to 2100 in the graph below. Remember to include data.

Activity Four - Watch

Activity Five Essay Assignment

"Why are certain populations increasing or declining in different countries? What impact does this change have on the resources a country may need?"


  • Maximum of 1500 words
  • Sentences and paragraphs must be used.
  • The emphasis is on explanation.
  • You need to explore both increasing and decreasing birth rates and the impact it has on the resources a country may need.
  • Country examples to illustrate your points.


You will be assessed using criterion A - Knowing and Understanding and D - Communicating.

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