1 THE DYNAMICS
10.3 HUMAN GEOGRAPHY: CHANGES IN THE UK IN THE LAST 30 YEARS
DETAILED CONTENT/LESSON FOCUS
|The changes in the social and demographic environments within urban areas.||
|-age structures and housing compositions as given in census data;||-
For one named urban area extract census data regarding age structure and
-Describe the patterns.
-Discuss the limitations of census data.
used for: primary source collection; choropleth maps.
|-their effects upon the size ,type and location of housing developments,||-For
the urban area being studied, look at the geographical pattern of housing
developments according to size, type and location.
-Links between structure and housing composition, e.g. provision for the elderly.
|Secondary source utilisation: Ordnance Survey map extracts; photographs.|
|-geographical segregation of social groups in urban areas based upon wealth,age and ethnicity.||-Using
census data, identify areas of relative poverty and wealth in the area
-Relate areas of wealth/poverty to age and ethnicity. -Identify changes, which lead to movement from areas of low income to high income, and vice versa. -Summarise segregation in urban areas, linking the three factors.
map of Birmingham wards (1991) to show percentage distribution of :-
1. Over 65s
2. Under 15s
3. Home Owners
4. White Residents.
LOWER SIXTH – USE OF CENSUS DATA.