What are the potential consequences of overpopulation?

This lesson looks at how the population explosion may affect us in the future and considers the social, economic and environmental consequences of overpopulation.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.The population explosion is...

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Q2.A natural increase occurs when the...

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Q3.Population density is...

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Q4.The population is increasing rapidly in many...

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Q5.In the future, the rate of population increase in developing countries will...

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.The population explosion is...

1/5

Q2.A natural increase occurs when the...

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Q3.Population density is...

3/5

Q4.The population is increasing rapidly in many...

4/5

Q5.In the future, the rate of population increase in developing countries will...

5/5

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Lesson 3 - What are the potential consequences of overpopulation?

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Q1.Rapid population growth is happening in developed countries.

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Q2.The population explosion is...

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Q3.The world is currently experiencing a population explosion.

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Q4.Which of the following are social consequences of overpopulation? Select three responses.

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Q5.It is likely that more deforestation will occur because...

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Lesson 3 - What are the potential consequences of overpopulation?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Rapid population growth is happening in developed countries.

1/5

Q2.The population explosion is...

2/5

Q3.The world is currently experiencing a population explosion.

3/5

Q4.Which of the following are social consequences of overpopulation? Select three responses.

Select three (3) boxes

4/5

Q5.It is likely that more deforestation will occur because...

5/5

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