Ch 28: World Population

About This Chapter

Explore characteristics of sparsely and densely populated regions with the lessons in this chapter. Illustrated videos and self-assessment quizzes cover these and other world population topics in a way that makes them easy to understand.

World Population - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this short chapter to learn about the world's sparsely and densely populated areas. You'll discover some of the geographical, economic and political factors affecting a region's population size before taking a closer look at how features like high elevation and the limited availability of natural resources characterize some of the more sparsely populated regions of the globe. Wrap up your study of this topic with a lesson explaining the differences between arithmetic, physiological and agricultural measurements of density. Topics of discussion include:

  • Population density measurements
  • Factors affecting population density
  • Characteristic of sparsely populated areas

This chapter's resources make it easy to learn world population basics. Each illustrated video lesson is taught by an experienced instructor and includes tags that allow you to skip ahead or go back to the topics you want to review. You can also access transcripts if you prefer a written format or take the self-checking lesson quizzes and chapter test as many times as you need to develop a thorough understanding of world population terms and topics.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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