What challenges do people face living in slums?

In this lesson we will learn about informal settlements, sometimes known as 'slums', where almost a billion of the world's population lives. We'll consider how and why slums emerge and develop, the challenges faced by people living in them, and some of the ways these challenges are trying to be overcome.

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Q1.What was the world's population in 1800?

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Q2.Which of these is a negative impact of air pollution?

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Q3.Particulate matter in New Delhi is at safe levels.

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Q4.Which country has the largest population in the world?

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Q5."The number of births per 1000 people per year." describes what?

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Q6."The average age that a person is expected to live to." describes what?

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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!

Q1.What was the world's population in 1800?

1/6

Q2.Which of these is a negative impact of air pollution?

2/6

Q3.Particulate matter in New Delhi is at safe levels.

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Q4.Which country has the largest population in the world?

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Q5."The number of births per 1000 people per year." describes what?

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Q6."The average age that a person is expected to live to." describes what?

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What challenges do people face living in slums?

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Q1.Which city is Rocinha favela in?

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Q2.The population of Dharavi is about:

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Q3.Life in a slum is very similar for all people living there.

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Q4.Approximately how many people around the world live in slums?

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Q5.Slums tend to be densely populated.

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Q6.By the year 2050, what do experts believe the population of the world will be?

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Q7.In terms of populations, what is the definition of birth rate?

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Q8.In terms of populations, what is the definition of death rate?

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Q9.In terms of populations, what is the definition of natural increase?

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Q10.In terms of populations, what is the definition of natural decrease?

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Q11.What is the definition of life expectancy?

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Q12.What is a population?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

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What challenges do people face living in slums?

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

Q1.Which city is Rocinha favela in?

1/12

Q2.The population of Dharavi is about:

2/12

Q3.Life in a slum is very similar for all people living there.

3/12

Q4.Approximately how many people around the world live in slums?

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Q5.Slums tend to be densely populated.

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Q6.By the year 2050, what do experts believe the population of the world will be?

6/12

Q7.In terms of populations, what is the definition of birth rate?

7/12

Q8.In terms of populations, what is the definition of death rate?

8/12

Q9.In terms of populations, what is the definition of natural increase?

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Q10.In terms of populations, what is the definition of natural decrease?

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Q11.What is the definition of life expectancy?

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Q12.What is a population?

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