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miércoles, 29 de mayo de 2013

2ºESO BILINGUAL: CITY LAYOUTS AND CITY STRUCTURES

Look at the following pictures and note down in your notebook the type of layout for each city:

Amsterdam


CASABLANCA

Manhattan Island (New York)

Vitoria city centre








Córdoba city centre

Expansion of Barcelona

martes, 28 de mayo de 2013

1ºESO BILINGUAL: GREEK SOCIETY

You have to copy the following two exercises in your notebook:


1.- Copy and answer the following questions:

5.- What was Greek society like?
  • People who took part in politics, enjoyed many rights and paid taxes.________________
  • The poor looked after the children of rich families, worked as peasantas, and sold products in markets.
  • They were not allowed to take part in politics:_______________________
  • They worked in agriculture or did domestic work:___________________
  • They were always under the rule of a man: either their father or their husband:______________
  • Only a minority of people were like this._________________
  • They were not free and were owned by a family and worked for them:____________________
  • They were not allowed to own land or houses:_______________________
  • They were usually prisoners of war or the children of slaves:__________________
  • They worked in trade and crafts:__________________________They could be free or slaves, but they had no rights:_______________
  • They could not take part in politics, vote or go to public shows:_______________
  • The rich looked after their homes and only went out on special occasions:________________
  • They were free, paid taxes and fought in the army:____________________
2.- Copy the social piramid in Ancient Greece on page 116 just drawing a triangle and writing the names.

lunes, 27 de mayo de 2013

2ºESO BILINGUAL: CHECK YOUR ANSWERS POINT 2 AND 3 UNIT 14

UNIT 14: RURAL AND URBAN HABITATS
                                                                                             
2.- How are towns and cities built?

·        Where are towns and cities built?
THEY ARE BUILT IN LOCATIONS WHICH ARE GOOD FOR ECONOMIC ACTIVITY AND COMMUNICATION.


·        Where may these locations be?

THEY MAY BE ON THE COAST, ON LARGE RIVERS, IN FERTILE VALLEYS OR WHERE ROADS MEET.

·        What is the layout of a city?

IT IS THE WAY ITS STREETS AND BUILDINGS ARE DISTRIBUTED.

·        Explain what an irregular layout of a city is.

IT IS THE SHAPE OF THE LAYOUT WHEN URBAN GROWTH HAS NOT BEEN PLANNED.

·        Explain what a regular layout of a city is.

IT IS THE SHAPE OF THE LAYOUT WHEN URBAN GROWTH HAS BEEN PLANNED.

·        What does the irregular part of a city show?

IT SHOWS THAT THE CITY INITIALLY GREW WITHOUT ANY PLANNING.

·        What does the regular part of a city show?

IT SHOWS THAT THE CITY WAS LATER EXTENDED FOLLWOING AN URBAN DEVELOPMENT PLAN.

·        Where in the city are modern skyscrapers found?
THEY ARE FOUND IN THE NEWER DISTRICTS.


·        Where in the city may older buildings be found?

THEY MAY BE FOUND IN THE HISTORIC CENTRE.


- Label the pictures and match the following sentences with the correct layout.

CHECK YOUR ANSWERS IN PAGE 138


3.- How are cities structured?

  • How do most towns and cities serve today?
THEY SERVE AS PLACES OF RESIDENCE, PROVIDE SERVICES, AND HAVE INDUSTRIES.

  • What are the areas which occupy most space in a city?
RESIDENCIAL AREAS.

  • In which kind of residential areas do wealthier inhabitants live?
THEY LIVE IN THE MOST ELEGANT PARTS OF THE CITY, IN RENOVATED BUILDINGS IN THE CITY CENTRE, OR IN EXPENSIVE HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS ON THE OUTSKIRTS.

  • In which kind of residential areas do poorer people live?
POORER PEOPLE LIVE IN LESS ATTRACTIVE DISTRICTS, IN OLD BUILDINGS IN THE CITY CENTREY, OR IN CHEAP HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS IN THE SUBURBS.

  • In which part of the city are most of services found?
SERVICE AREAS ARE FOUND IN THE CITY CENTRE.

  • What is the main function of all capital cities?
POLITICS IS THE MAIN FUNCTION OF ALL CAPITAL CITIES.

  • Why is London an important t financial centre?
BECAUSE LONDON HAS THE LARGEST STOCK EXCHANGE IN EUROPE.

  • Why is Rotterdam´s main function trade?
BECAUSE ROTTERDAM HAS THE LARGEST PORT IN EUROPE.

  • Why do Oxford and Salamanca have a cultural function?
BECAUSE OF THEIR UNIVERSITIES.

  • Why do Rome, Jerusalem and Mecca have a religious function?
BECAUSE THEY ARE DESTINATIONS FOR PILGRIMS FROM ALL ROUND THE WORLD.

  • Where were the industrial areas placed in the 19th century?

THEY WERE STARTED IN THE CITIES.

  • Where are the industrial areas placed today?

MOST INDUSTRIES ARE LOCATED ON THE OUTSKIRTS.
 

miércoles, 22 de mayo de 2013

2ºESO: ESSAY ABOUT WORLD POPULATION

You must give this essay to me next 27th May.

You can copy the charts or you can print it.
You have to make a bar graph of each of the rates you have to calculate.
Remember to write your name.
 _________________


 1.- Calculate the following rates for the countries given.

- Population density
- Birth rate
- Mortality rate
- Infant mortality rate
- Natural growth of the population



Total population
Area km2
Births
Deaths
Infant
Deaths
Population
Density
Birth rate
Mortality
rate
Infant
Mortality rate
Growth of population
Angola
12.531.000
1.246.699
571038
306258
104106





Canadá
33.213.000
9.220.970
365011
252751
1854





Cuba
11.424.000
110.860
135603
82139
804





Finlandia
5.245.000
305.470
55282
52450
193





Germany
82.369.000
350.261
708373
889585
2855





Iraq
28.221.000
433.970
949919
145056
43155






2.- Make a bar graph of every rate calculated by you.




martes, 14 de mayo de 2013

2ºBACH: PRÁCTICAS ORGANIZACIÓN TERRITORIAL DE ESPAÑA

Debéis analizar los mapas y responder a las preguntas que aparecen en la siguiente dirección:

http://webs.ono.com/2geografia/organizacion.html

La fecha de entrega será el lunes 20 de mayo.

2ºBACH: CONCEPTOS Y PRÁCTICAS TEMAS CIUDAD

CONCEPTOS
Estructura urbana, morfología urbana, sistema
urbano, casco histórico. C.B.D, ensanche,
suburbio, chabolismo, ciudad dormitorio,
conurbación, área metropolitana, área periurbana,
plano ortogonal, poblamiento concentrado,
poblamiento disperso.

PRÁCTICAS.
- Comentario e interpretación de mapas temáticos referidos a la jerarquía urbana.

- Comentario de planos (o fragmentos de planos) de ciudades españolas, especificando la ciudad de qué se trata.

jueves, 2 de mayo de 2013

2ºBACH: GANADOR DEL PRIMER PREMIO DE LAS OLIMPIADAS NACIONALES DE GEOGRAFÍA

Gonzalo Linares es sosegado y piensa bien antes de contestar. Estudia segundo de bachillerato en el colegio de Jesús María de Murcia. Ha obtenido el primer premio en las olimpiadas nacionales de Geografía, a las que se han presentado 2.000 alumnos de toda España. Ha presentado cinco preinscripciones en diferentes universidades británicas y en todas ellas le han admitido.

(...)
-¿En qué ha consistido el premio?
-Seiscientos euros en metálico, un diploma acreditativo y una brújula.