Year 2

Where are the world's people?

In this lesson we will be starting a new geography unit! We will be learning all about different settlement types, including villages, towns and cities. Today we will learn about the population of earth, and where people can be found around the world.

Year 2

Where are the world's people?

In this lesson we will be starting a new geography unit! We will be learning all about different settlement types, including villages, towns and cities. Today we will learn about the population of earth, and where people can be found around the world.

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. How many people live on the planet
  2. Where people are distributed globally
  3. Which continents have the biggest populations

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7 Questions

Q1.
Which of these is the capital city of England?
Belfast
Cardiff
Edinburgh
Correct answer: London
Q2.
Approximately how many people live on the planet today?
Correct answer: 8 billion
8 million
8 trillion
8,000
Q3.
If an area of land is densely populated, it means that...
Correct answer: Lots of people live close together
Not many people live there.
There are no humans living there.
Q4.
By 2050, experts believe that the population of Earth will be about
Correct answer: 10 billion
10 million
100 billion
100 million
Q5.
What has happened to the population of the world since 1800
It has decreased
It has doubled
Correct answer: It has increased
It has stayed around the same
Q6.
Which of these settlement types is the biggest?
Correct answer: City
Town
Village
Q7.
Which of these countries has the most people living in it?
Australia
Correct answer: China
India
The USA