YEAR 9 HISTORY V2.0 - Expansion and interconnection
The big story: EXPANSION AND INTERCONNECTION
Year 9 bASELINE tEST
How have we arrived at complex globalizations and what are the future opportunities and challenges that await us?
Why do humans need to interact with each other?
Why do civilizations need to expand and interact with each other?
What do we mean by interaction?
What are the benefits of expansion/interaction?
What are the dangers?
What makes interaction easier?
How did early pockets of civilisation expand and interact?
Task: Look at the map above brainstorm reasons why civilisations would expand.
Reading task: Were ancient civilsations really disconnected?
What are the benefits of interconnection and globalisation?
What are the challenges of interconnection and globalisation?
World population projected to reach 9.8 billion in 2050, and 11.2 billion in 2100 | UN DESA | United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
The current world population of 7.6 billion is expected to reach 8.6 billion in 2030, 9.8 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100, according to a new United Nations report being launched today. With roughly 83 million people being added to the world's population every year, the upward trend in population size is expected to continue, even assuming that fertility levels will continue to decline.