Capstone

Initial Research

Essential Question:

How does a country meet the challenges created by a large and growing population?

Two countries or regions that could be used to answer the essential question
1.India- population-1,219,187,000
2.China-population- 1,359,243,000
India's anual growth rate-7.4%

Focus Question 1

What are the challenges created by a large population?

Notes:
*they have shortages of food
*very crowded on the streets and everywhere
*not enough jobs for everyone
*The greatest number of hungry people are in china
*Having children is a great expense and its a lot of money.


Focus Question 2

How does a population effect how much food and water there is for everyone?

Notes:
*china has greatest number of hungry people in the world
*there isn't enough food to feed all of China's people
*India has a very small access to clean water
*they dont have enough farmers farming to feed all of population

Focus Question 3


What are some solutions to the problems that occur from a large population?


Notes:
Solution to growing population: have a 1 child policy
Solution to crowded streets: they make buses, trains, and subways
solution to having enough energy: three gorges dam


Focus Question 4


What do people do to make money in China?
Notes
*Out of all of China's land only one-tenth of the land is fit for farming. Even though this is a huge inconvience, China is still the leading producer of tobacco, rice,corn and soybeans out of any other country. So most of the people are farmers.



Problem/Solution


Problem

Solution

The population is too large
You could create the 1 child policy.
Not enough food
zero population growth
Not enough jobs
Factories,
Not enough clean energy
Three gorges dam
China is ranked number 1 in population
Decrease birth rate
India ranked number 2 in population
Dedrease birth rate