What is a settlement?

In this lesson we will be learning all about what a settlement is. We will learn about the key differences between villages, towns and cities, and how cities are growing in size and population.

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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.Which of these is the capital city of England?

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Q2.Approximately how many people live on the planet today?

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Q3.If an area of land is densely populated, it means that...

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Q4.By 2050, experts believe that the population of Earth will be about

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Q5.What has happened to the population of the world since 1800

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Q6.Which of these settlement types is the biggest?

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Q7.Which of these countries has the most people living in it?

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Quiz:

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.Which of these is the capital city of England?

1/7

Q2.Approximately how many people live on the planet today?

2/7

Q3.If an area of land is densely populated, it means that...

3/7

Q4.By 2050, experts believe that the population of Earth will be about

4/7

Q5.What has happened to the population of the world since 1800

5/7

Q6.Which of these settlement types is the biggest?

6/7

Q7.Which of these countries has the most people living in it?

7/7

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What is a settlement?

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Q1.Order these settlements from smallest to largest.
Smallest
Medium
Largest

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Q2.Which of these settlements is most likely to have a large tram system.

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Q3.What is the approximate population of the world?

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Q4.Which of these places has not been permanently settled in by humans?

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Q5.The number of people living in cities is increasing all of the time.

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What is a settlement?

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

Q1.Order these settlements from smallest to largest.
Smallest
Medium
Largest

1/5

Q2.Which of these settlements is most likely to have a large tram system.

2/5

Q3.What is the approximate population of the world?

3/5

Q4.Which of these places has not been permanently settled in by humans?

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Q5.The number of people living in cities is increasing all of the time.

5/5

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