Ch 59: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Population Patterns & Trends

About This Chapter

This chapter discusses population patterns and trends. Watch its video lessons in order to provide definitive answers to relevant questions on the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination. Self-assessment quizzes are included in the chapter.

OAE Integrated Social Studies - Population Patterns and Trends - Chapter Summary

The video lessons and quizzes in this chapter can get you ready for the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination. They can add to your knowledge of population patterns and trends. You'll also review the stages of demographic transition, differentiate between renewable and non-renewable resources, and identify the factors that affect the density of the population. Check out the videos for assistance with:

  • Reviewing migration and the causes of population increases
  • Discussing carrying capacity as it relates to population growth
  • Examining population density throughout the world and exploring sparsely populated regions
  • Discovering the effects of poverty on population growth
  • Defining demographic transition
  • Describing the effects of population size on the consumption of resources
  • Comparing over-consumption and overpopulation
  • Exploring human migratory patterns as well as the effects of forced migration

Take advantage of self-paced study and the opportunity to submit your questions to social studies experts. Showcase your own expertise when you encounter pertinent questions on the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination. The lessons include video tags for quickly scanning the lessons, clickable links to key terms or text lessons, and a practice examination that tests your recollection.

OAE Integrated Social Studies - Population Patterns and Trends Objectives

Your examination of world population distribution and your ability to understand human population patterns and trends will be evaluated when you reach the Geography and Culture domain of the five-domain OAE Integrated Social Studies examination. This section makes up the equivalent of 19% of the assessment. Once you've satisfactorily completed the examination's 150 multiple-choice questions on population trends and other topics, you could qualify for an Ohio social studies teaching endorsement. You'll have about three hours to finish the entire computer-administered assessment.

11 Lessons in Chapter 59: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Population Patterns & Trends
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The Human Population: Factors that Affect Population Size

1. The Human Population: Factors that Affect Population Size

The human population is constantly changing. In this lesson, we will explore the factors that cause increases and decreases in the human population, including births, deaths, immigration, and emigration.

The History of Human Population Growth and Carrying Capacity

2. The History of Human Population Growth and Carrying Capacity

Most of us are used to the current size of the human population but it was not always this large. In this lesson, we will explore the history of human population growth and the future of its growth.

Population Density Around the World

3. Population Density Around the World

This lesson will explain the concept of population density. In doing this, it will discuss sparsely versus densely populated areas. It will also identify the primary and secondary population clusters of the world.

Sparsely Populated World Regions

4. Sparsely Populated World Regions

This lesson will explain the reasons for a sparse population distribution. In doing so, it will highlight the factors of relief, natural resources, climate, and political and economic stability. It will also give examples of sparsely populated areas.

Poverty, Carrying Capacity, Population Growth & Sustainability

5. Poverty, Carrying Capacity, Population Growth & Sustainability

Worldwide poverty is a large issue. In this lesson, we will explore how poverty influences population growth rates and how these things relate to carrying capacity and global sustainability.

What Is Demographic Transition? - Definition & Stages

6. What Is Demographic Transition? - Definition & Stages

There are many differences between non-industrial and industrial countries. In this lesson, we will explore the concept of demographic transition and the stages that guide a country through its changes into an industrial country.

Population Size: Impacts on Resource Consumption

7. Population Size: Impacts on Resource Consumption

What are the things you need to survive? Humans all need resources, and in this lesson, we will discuss how the growth of the human population is influencing the natural resources we rely on.

Overpopulation vs. Overconsumption

8. Overpopulation vs. Overconsumption

How many people can the Earth support? In this lesson, we will explore population growth and some of the concerns associated with this growth, including overpopulation and overconsumption.

The Migrations of Humans Since 1500

9. The Migrations of Humans Since 1500

This lesson will explain human migration patterns since the 1500s. In doing so, it will highlight the forced migration, as well as the eras of colonization and persecution, industrialization, and 20th century migration.

Contemporary Migration: Forced Migration, Patterns & Impacts

10. Contemporary Migration: Forced Migration, Patterns & Impacts

This lesson will seek to explain modern migration. In doing so, it will highlight labor migration, urbanization, and forced migration. It will also highlight the term diaspora.

Types of Boundaries: Physical & Cultural

11. Types of Boundaries: Physical & Cultural

This lesson will seek to explain physical, political, and cultural boundaries. In doing so, it will identify differences in socio-economics, language, and religion as foundations for boundaries.

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