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Category Archives: Migration
Human Development Report (2009): http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/global/hdr2009/
- How can migration expand a person’s choices?
- What are some of the benefits of migration?
- Which group particularly would benefit from migration?
Post a comment answering the following questions regarding migration to Canada. Use the following website to help support your answers:
Human migration is the movement of people from one place in the world to another. Human patterns of movement reflect the conditions of a changing world and impact the cultural landscapes of both the places people leave and the places they settle.
Handouts & Worksheets
- Patterns of Human Migration
- Migration Data Table
- Global Patterns of Human Migration
- World 1-Page Map
- Look at the map Patterns of Human Migration and examine the current patterns of migration across the globe.
Complete the following attachment and answer:
- From which continent(s) are the most people emigrating? (from Asia)
- To which continent(s) are the most people immigrating? (to North America)
- What is one pattern of migration within North America? (Mexico to the United States)
- Why do you think these patterns are happening? (push and pull factors)
Draw a population pyramid for Kitchener (approximate for each sex, given that 51% are female, 49% are male..).
- Download the blank Excel file: kitchener_population_pyramid.xls
- Copy the information below into columns:
- Column A: Ages (right click column, select Format Cells, change it to “Text”)
- Column B: Total (type in the total number of people of that age group)
- Column C: Males (=B2*0.49)
- Column D: Females (=B2*0.51)
- Highlight your data and select “Insert: Bar graph”
- Include Titles and Labels on your chart
- Make it look pretty!
- Take a look at the exemplar if you need help: Kitchener_population_pyramid-exemplar
- 12 people are 0-9 years old.
- 13 people are 10-19 years old.
- 15 people are 20-29 years old.
- 15 people are 30-39 years old.
- 16 people are 40-49 years old.
- 13 people are 50-59 years old.
- 8 people are 60-69 years old.
- 5 people are 70-79 years old.
- 3 people are over 80 years old.
Source: Statistics Canada. 2007. Kitchener, Ontario (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.