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					1. Objective (READ)
SWBAT identify the EFFECTS of
    overpopulation on India.

2. Question of the Day. (TURN OBJECTIVE
    INTO A QUESTION)

3. Warm-up (ANSWER)
A. Why do India’s urban areas look the way they do?

B. Which cause of overpopulation do you think has
   the biggest impact on the population explosion in
   India?
1. Objective (READ) – Day 2
SWBAT identify the EFFECTS of the
   colonization of India.

2. Question of the Day. (TURN
   OBJECTIVE INTO A QUESTION)

3. Warm-up (ANSWER)
A. How does overpopulation impact the
   environment?

B. How does overpopulation affect India’s
   infrastructure?
                Table of Contents
 Date                        Title                Lesson #
                 **SOUTH ASIA UNIT**
  2/28             Physical Geography                 65
  3/2                      Hinduism                   66
  3/3                    Overpopulation               67
  3/4           Effects of Overpopulation             68


1. Create a new page called “Effects of Overpopulation”
2. Label it page # 68.
 Directions: Create the chart below and complete it as we
 go through the information. Read along the rest of the
 slides as we discuss them.


EFFECT          EXPLANATION



                       1. Copy down what is inside the box on your
                           Effects of Overpopulation page.

                       2. Read along the rest of slide as we discuss it to
                           find the answer.
                           - Make sure you are silent during the
                           discussion.
                           - Call out the answer when we go over the
                          box.
                   1. Deforestation
 Wood is used for building materials,
  furniture, funeral pyres, and so on.
 The rapidly growing population of
  South Asian countries have created
  an increase in the demand of wood
 The increased demand for wood
  and new arable (farm) land has led
  to deforestation (the clear cutting
  of forested land)
   The rapid population ________ is
   creating massive ___________ in
        South Asian countries.
               Funeral Pyres - Clip
 Clip Questions:
 1. Describe traditional
   funeral pyres?

 2. How do they contribute to
   deforestation?


Directions: Put on your yellow
sheet in the deforestation box or
in your notebook on your
overpopulation page
              2. Endangered Species
 Rapid population growth results
  in the loss of habitat for many     Rapid population growth
  endangered species.                  is destroying the natural
 As animals like tigers, elephants        ________ of many
  and rhinos lose habitat they can    ___________ _______ like
  become endanger of extinction.         tigers, elephants, and
 For example, in the early 20th                  rhinos
  century there were 40,000+ tigers
  in the wild. Today there are only
  about 4,000.




  Clip in S
  drive
                Clip Q’s
1. How has overpopulation affected the
  environment in the region?
Endangered Species

               Pawan Mondal, 40,
               shows the scars from
               a tiger attack
               outside his home in
               Bijoynagar, India,
               on Aug. 5,
               2008. India's tiger
               population has
               dropped from 100,000
               a century ago to an
               estimated 1,500 today.



                         READ
                         ONLY
How the villagers respond…
    3. Pollution of the Ganges River
 As the population rapidly increases
  and urbanizes, more waste and
  pollution is created.
 Over 350 million people live along the
  banks of the Ganges River
 The Ganges River has become
  extremely polluted and now effects
  the health of the nearby population
   The growing population has
  increased ___________ of the
  ________ River and increased
     the health risk to the 350
   million people that live there

                                           http://Ganges River Video Clip
                 Clip Q’s
1. Create a list of the sources of pollution
  that have devastated the Ganges River.
          4. The Green Revolution
 The growing population
  in South Asia created a   Rapid population growth led to
  shortage of food and      the _______ Revolution and an
  frequent famines.         increase in ______ production
 In order to increase
  food production, new
  crop varieties and new
  technologies (like
  irrigation projects and
  new fertilizers) were
  developed.
 The increased food
  production has allowed
  India to feed its
  growing population but
  has also increased
  pollution from
  pesticides and
  fertilizers
          Green Revolution – Clip
  Clip Questions
  1. Describe rural India.

  2. What effect will the conditions in rural
    India have on migration?

Directions: Put on your yellow
sheet in the deforestation box or
in your notebook on your
overpopulation page
     Reflection Questions - Directions
1.       Sketch the four main effects of the overpopulation of
         South Asia?

2.       What effect has overpopulation had on the
         environment?

3.       In what ways has the Green Revolution both positively
         and negatively impacted South Asia?

4.       Create four laws that would address the problems
         associated with overpopulation.
     -     Explain each of your laws.
     -     Identify the groups that would be the most upset about your
           new policies. Explain why they would be mad.
             Reflection Questions – L
1.       Sketch the four main effects of the overpopulation of
         South Asia?

2.       What effect has overpopulation had on the
         environment?

3.       In what ways has the Green Revolution both positively
         and negatively impacted South Asia?

4.       Create two laws that would address the effects
         associated with overpopulation.
     -     Explain each of your laws.
     -     Identify the effect that your law is about.
     -     Example: Deforestation – Put in a wood tax that makes the
           price of wood double. Use the extra money from the tax to
           plant new trees.
                   Exit Ticket
• Directions: Write the answers to the questions below.
  Do not write the questions. Turn in on the desk up
  front AS YOU LEAVE, AFTER THE BELL RINGS.

• Exit Ticket Questions
  1) Answer the Question of the Day.
  2) How would you solve overpopulation in India?
       Come up with at least 3 strategies that do
      not involve genocide or ethnic cleansing.
  Extra Credit  Sketch each strategy.

				
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