History, Culture & Population Demographics

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Unit covering History and Culture with an emphasis on Population Demographics Mr. Lickteig Fort Riley Middle School KS

history

the study of human past

anthro-

root word meaning "human"

dem-

root word meaning "people"

mort-

root word meaning "death"

mirg-

root word meaning "travel or to move"

im-

prefix meaning "not or into"

mort-

root word meaning "death"

graph-

root word meaning "writing or print"

-ology

root word meaning "study of"

primary source

a first hand account of an event

secondary source

an account of an event that someone heard or read about and then described

culture

the different things that make people who they are; background traits and characteristics

anthropology

the study of humans

archaeology

the study of ancient humans

arch-

root word meaning "ancient"

linear

an equation that has the same slope forever; stays straight

exponential

an equation that quickly grows the larger the number; curved upwards (usually)

exponential

population has a __________ type of growth, meaning the more people the faster the population rises

demographics

stats about groups of people

rate

comparing two different things using a ratio; usually something PER something

birth rate

the number of children born per 1000 people in a population

mortality rate

the number of deaths per 1000 people in a population

fertility rate

the average number of children a woman has in her lifetime

population density

the number of people living per square mile; how crowded an area is

life expectancy

the average age a person living in an area usually lives

census

the process of counting the number of people in an area

10 years

how often the United States conducts a census

immigration

when people move INTO an area

emigration

when people EXIT an area

migration

the movement of people

developing

a country with a high fertility rate and high infant mortality rate but a low literacy rate and life expectancy; mostly PRIMARY economies

industrial

a country with middle fertility rates and infant mortality rates; mostly SECONDARY economies (manufacturing)

post-industrial

a country that no long produces its own goods and has a TERTIARY economy; usually low birth and infant mortality rates - very high literacy rates and life expectancy

primary

type of economy where people are mostly involved in collecting raw resources like fishing, farming, mining, lumberjacking, etc.

secondary

type of economy where people are employed in manufacturing goods; taking raw resources and making them into items humans can use

tertiary

type of economy where people are mostly involved in service jobs; providing services for other people (teachers, doctors, police, etc)

industrial

What classification does this population pyramid suggest?

post-industrial

What classification does this population pyramid suggest?

developing

What classification does this population pyramid suggest?

industrial

What classification does this population pyramid suggest?

post-industrial

What classification does this population pyramid suggest?

developing

What classification does this population pyramid suggest?

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