Interregional migration

VIDEO via The Economist: The Largest Migration in History

October 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

This 2:43 videographic explains the migration trends of contemporary China. This would be great to connect to Ravenstien and Zylinski’s theories when discussing INTERREGIONAL MIGRATION, PULL FACTORS, and RURAL to URBAN MIGRATION. Perhaps even give students a blank map of China and have them illustrate general arrowed trends of migration within China. Much thanks to a tip from Dustin F. on our Facebook group for this golden [...]

LESSON PLAN: Global Migration Flow & Data Visualization

January 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Description:  This worksheet is inspired by the Global International Migration Flows website by the Wittgenstein Centre. It uses migration data over the course of 5-year periods in a circular-flow chart. The attached worksheet asks students to identify the largest migration flows both in and out of the respective regions. It also asks that they identify the regions that have the largest interregional migrations. Objective: Students will identify where the world’s largest migration flows are occurring between regions. AP Objectives:  Apply the concepts of forced and voluntary migration to historical and contemporary examples. Forced migrations include those involving refugees, internally displaced persons, and asylum seekers. Voluntary migrations may be transnational, internal, chain, step, and rural to urban. Patterns of voluntary and forced migration may be affected by distance and physical features. Procedure: Introduce vocabulary to students: Interregional migration, [...]
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