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1 G E O T E R M S Read Sections 1 and 2. Then create an illustrated dictionary of the Geoterms by completing these tasks: Create a symbol or an illustration to represent each term. Write a definition of each term in your own words. Write a sentence that includes the term. Geoterm and Symbol Definition Sentence consumption developed country developing country gross domestic product (GDP) per capita Consumption Patterns in the United States: The Impact of Living Well 1

2 Analyze the food consumption cartogram with your class. Then, with your group, read Section 3 and answer the questions below. Per Capita Food Consumption Around the World, 2005 (3,288) (3,469) SWEDEN (3,144) (3,244) ESTONIA (3,075) CANADA (3,552) STATES (3,853) MEXICO (3,246) GUATEMALA (2,285) BELIZE EL SALVADOR (2,817) (2,515) HONDURAS (2,598) NICARAGUA (2,381) COSTA RICA (2,808) CUBA (3,287) JAMAICA (2,823) PANAMA (2,407) Calories per Capita per Day Developed countries, over 3,000 Developed countries, 2,500 3,000 Developed countries, under 2,500 Developing countries, over 3,000 Developing countries, 2,500 3,000 Developing countries, under 2,500 Each square equals 50 calories per capita per day. DOMINICAN HAITI REPUBLIC (1,830) (2,308) COLOMBIA (2,688) THE BAHAMAS (2,693) VENEZUELA (2,436) TRINIDAD & TOBAGO (2,771) ECUADOR BRAZIL (3,118) (2,367) GUYANA (2,840) SURINAME (2,728) BOLIVIA (2,162) PARAGUAY (2,587) (2,548) URUGUAY (2,934) CHILE (2,999) ARGENTINA (3,043) (3,667) (3,615) MOROCCO (3,168) (3,418) MAURITANIA (2,809) SENEGAL (2,199) GAMBIA (2,136) - BISSAU (2,054) (3,278) (3,585) NETHERLANDS GERMANY (3,213) (3,535) MALTA (3,553) ALGERIA (3,095) TUNISIA (3,265) MALI (2,581) BELGIUM (3,672) LUXEMBOURG (3,778) (3,390) (3,685) TOGO (2,035) BENIN (2,315) NIGERIA (2,655) (3,381) CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (1,925) AFRICA (2,918) (3,674) UGANDA (2,371) CONGO (2,353) CAMEROON (2,240) KENYA (2,079) LESOTHO (2,441) ALBANIA (2,858) GREECE (3,700) ERITREA NIGER (1,572) SUDAN (2,152) LIBYA (2,306) SOMALIA (3,021) ETHIOPIA (1,768) (1,826) DJIBOUTI (2,218) BURKINA FASO (2,668) (2,560) SIERRA- LEONE (1,933) CAPE VERDE (2,433) LIBERIA GHANA (2,067) (2,759) CÔTE D'IVOIRE (2,544) SÃO TOMÉ & PRÍNCIPE (2,620) EGYPT (3,334) CHAD (1,922) (3,372) CZECH REP. (3,338) SLOVENIA (3,357) BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA (2,996) SERBIA & MONTENEGRO (2,695) CROATIA (2,981) LATVIA (3,152) LITHUANIA BELARUS (3,410) (2,988) (2,864) HUNGARY (3,445) RWANDA BURUNDI (1,956) (1,631) DEM. REP. OF THE CONGO (1,486) TANZANIA (2,019) ZAMBIA (1,895) UKRAINE (3,183) (2,818) MALAWI MOZAMBIQUE GABON (2,143) (2,089) (2,806) ZIMBABWE (2,063) ANGOLA (1,904) BOTSWANA (2,212) NAMIBIA (2,322) SWAZILAND (2,331) (3,158) GEORGIA (2,527) MOLDOVA ROMANIA (2,945) ARMENIA (3,494) (2,241) AZERBAIJAN (2,604) (3,356) MACEDONIA (2,890) LEBANON (3,182) SYRIA (3,023) KUWAIT (3,108) ISRAEL (3,620) JORDAN SAUDI (2,912) ARABIA (3,073) MADAGASCAR (2,049) YEMEN (1,998) TURKMENISTAN (2,767) (3,102) KAZAKHSTAN (3,221) MONGOLIA (2,216) UZBEKISTAN (2,497) NORTH KYRGYZSTAN (2,173) (3,116) CHINA (3,046) (3,035) TAJIKISTAN (2,259) PAKISTAN (2,318) AFGHANISTAN (1,923) ARAB EMIRATES (2,914) (3,086) INDIA (2,349) NEW ZEALAND (3,156) NEPAL (2,417) BANGLADESH (2,259) SRI LANKA (2,350) MYANMAR (BURMA) (2,439) SOLOMON (2,467) THAILAND (2,510) MALAYSIA (2,863) (2,743) LAOS (2,341) CAMBODIA (2,200) INDONESIA (2,434) FIJI (3,008) VIETNAM (2,690) BRUNEI (3,276) KIRIBATI (2,860) PHILIPPINES (2,503) PAPUA NEW (2,399) FRENCH POLYNESIA (2,909) Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 3 Food Consumption Patterns How many calories per day does the average person need to live a healthy life? List three countries that consume a high number of calories per capita, per day. What type of country tends to consume more calories per capita? Why do you think that is? List three countries that consume a low number of calories per capita, per day. What type of country tends to consume fewer calories per capita? Why do you think that is? Consumption Patterns in the United States: The Impact of Living Well 2

3 Analyze the oil consumption cartogram with your class. Then, with your group, read Section 4 and answer the questions below. Per Capita Oil Consumption Around the World, 2007 STATES (25.00) CANADA (25.55) (16.43) (25.55) (10.30) MEXICO VENEZUELA (6.94) (7.91) COLOMBIA (1.80) BRAZIL ECUADOR (4.89) (1.90) (4.23) ARGENTINA (4.56) (10.15) (17.16) (15.56) SWEDEN (14.60) (13.07) ALGERIA (2.89) (6.95) AFRICA (4.18) LITHUANIA (6.55) NETHERLANDS (5.10) BELARUS (23.24) (5.46) GERMANY UKRAINE (10.61) (2.55) (11.35) (5.41) (11.83) (12.36) HUNGARY ROMANIA (6.07) (3.87) (13.01) CZECH REP. (4.25) (7.44) (10.47) GREECE (3.29) (14.44) EGYPT (3.24) PAKISTAN (0.78) KAZAKHSTAN CHINA (5.16) (2.18) AZERBAIJAN (3.95) (8.31) SAUDI ARABIA (28.49) HONG KONG (18.04) UZBEKISTAN (1.64) TURKMENISTAN (7.23) QATAR (38.53) KUWAIT (35.98) ARAB EMIRATES (37.33) (17.84) BANGLADESH (0.25) INDIA (0.89) (14.44) PHILIPPINES (1.23) THAILAND (5.06) SINGAPORE (72.77) CHILE (7.52) Barrels of Oil per Capita per Year Developed countries, over 15 Developed countries, 1 15 INDONESIA (1.82) MALAYSIA (6.90) Developing countries, over 15 Developing countries, 1 15 Developing countries, under 1 Each square equals 0.5 barrel of oil consumed per capita. (16.25) NEW ZEALAND (13.12) Sources: British Petroleum Company. Population Reference Bureau. 4 Oil Consumption Patterns What is oil used for? Which developed countries consume the most oil per capita? Why do you think that is? Which developing countries consume the most oil per capita? Why do you think that is? Consumption Patterns in the United States: The Impact of Living Well 3

4 Analyze the computer consumption cartogram with your class. Then, with your group, read Section 5 and answer the questions below. Personal Computer Consumption Around the World, 2007 (53) (63) SWEDEN (88) (50) CANADA (94) (58) (80) ESTONIA (51) MEXICO STATES (80) CUBA NETHERLANDS (91) LUXEMBOURG (68) (73) GERMANY (66) LITHUANIA (18) LATVIA (33) UKRAINE (10) MOLDOVA GEORGIA (13) ARMENIA KYRGYZSTAN (43) GUATEMALA EL SALVADOR BELIZE NICARAGUA Personal Computers per 100 People Developed countries, over 40 Developed countries, Developed countries, under 10 Developing countries, over 40 Developing countries, Developing countries, under 10 Each square represents one personal computer per 50 people. JAMAICA HONDURAS COSTA RICA (23) PANAMA COLOMBIA (5) ECUADOR BOLIVIA CHILE TRINIDAD & TOBAGO VENEZUELA GUYANA BRAZIL (16) PARAGUAY URUGUAY ARGENTINA SURINAME BELGIUM (42) (65) (36) MOROCCO ALGERIA MAURITANIA CAPE VERDE SENEGAL GAMBIA GHANA CÔTE D'IVOIRE TOGO CAMEROON EQUATORIAL CONGO GABON ANGOLA ZAMBIA BOTSWANA MALTA (89) (37) BURKINA FASO TUNISIA BENIN NIGERIA (1) EGYPT (4) LIBYA DJIBOUTI SUDAN ERITREA (1) ETHIOPIA UGANDA KENYA BURUNDI TANZANIA ZIMBABWE NAMIBIA AFRICA CZECH REP. (27) SLOVENIA (41) (61) CROATIA CYPRUS (42) MADAGASCAR SWAZILAND SEYCHELLES (43) HUNGARY ROMANIA (11) LEBANON SYRIA MONTENEGRO INDIA (3) JORDAN SERBIA ISRAEL BAHRAIN GREECE (33) (18) QATAR (19) YEMEN SAUDI ARABIA (15) KUWAIT (24) OMAN (7) MONGOLIA CHINA (6) PAKISTAN BANGLADESH LAOS VIETNAM SRI LANKA ARAB EMIRATES (33) MYANMAR (BURMA) (54) THAILAND BRUNEI (7) INDONESIA (2) MALAYSIA (23) SINGAPORE (72) Taiwan (47) PAPUA NEW (6) SOLOMON (5) (62) NEW ZEALAND (53) PHILIPPINES (7) MARSHALL (8) FIJI (6) TONGA SAMOA Source: World Bank. Note: Some data are from Computer and Internet Use Patterns What are computers and the Internet used for? Which countries have the most access to technology? Why do you think that is? Which countries have the least access to technology? Why do you think that is? Consumption Patterns in the United States: The Impact of Living Well 4

5 Analyze the gross domestic product (GDP) cartogram with your class. Then, with your group, read Section 6 and answer the questions below. Per Capita Gross Domestic Product Around the World, 2007 ($57,500) ($42,600) SWEDEN ($39,600) ($38,900) ($38,400) GDP per Capita CANADA ($40,200) STATES ($48,000) Developed countries, over $20,000 Developed countries, $5,000 $19,999 Developing countries, over $20,000 Developing countries, $5,000 $19,999 Developing countries, under $5,000 Each square equals $100 of GDP per capita. ($47,800) MEXICO DOMINICAN ($14,400) HAITI REPUBLIC ($8,800) GUATEMALA BELIZE ($5,400) ($8,500) JAMAICA ($7,700) EL SALVADOR HONDURAS ($6,400) NICARAGUA COSTA RICA ($11,900) VENEZUELA ($14,000) PANAMA ($11,900) SURINAME COLOMBIA ($9,000) ($8,900) GUYANA ECUADOR ($7,700) BRAZIL ($10,300) ($8,500) PARAGUAY BOLIVIA ($4,300) ($4,700) URUGUAY CHILE ($12,300) ($15,400) ARGENTINA ($14,500) GERMANY ($34,800) ESTONIA ($21,900) ($17,800) LITHUANIA ($18,400) NETHERLANDS ($35,300) LATVIA ($41,300) ($17,800) CZECH REP. BELARUS ($37,400) ($26,800) AFGHANISTAN ($12,000) TAJIKISTAN UKRAINE ($15,800) KYRGYZSTAN ($26,000) ($6,900) ($22,600) KAZAKHSTAN ($12,000) BELGIUM LUXEMBOURG GEORGIA MONGOLIA ($38,300) ($85,100) MOLDOVA CHINA ARMENIA VIETNAM ROMANIA ($12,500) ($6,600) UZBEKISTAN ($6,100) AZERBAIJAN NEPAL LAOS ($39,200) (9,500) HUNGARY INDIA ($20,500) ($2,900) ($13,200) ($12,900) ($13,100) BANGLADESH MACEDONIA ($1,500) CAMBODIA ($32,700) PAKISTAN THAILAND ($2,100) ($2,600) ($8,700) SERBIA LEBANON SYRIA ($11,100) ($4,900) SRI ($8,200) LANKA MALAYSIA PHILIPPINES ($40,900) ($15,700) ($3,400) ALBANIA JORDAN MONTENEGRO ($5,000) ($10,600) GREECE ($36,500) ($32,800) ISRAEL KIRIBATI BOSNIA & ($28,900) HERZEGOVINA SINGAPORE ($22,000) SLOVENIA ($6,600) ($52,000) SOLOMON ($30,800) ($31,000) CROATIA ($16,900) INDONESIA PAPUA NEW SAUDI ($3,900) ARABIA ($21,300) EAST FIJI TIMOR TUNISIA LIBYA EGYPT YEMEN ($3,700) ($8,000) ($14,900) ($5,500) MOROCCO ($4,000) ALGERIA DJIBOUTI MAURITANIA ($7,100) SUDAN ERITREA SENEGAL MALI CHAD ($2,200) ETHIOPIA GAMBIA NIGER SAMOA ($800) ($5,000) -BISSAU GHANA NEW MALTA KENYA ($24,200) CAPE SIERRA UGANDA ZEALAND TOGO RWANDA VERDE LEONE ($28,500) LIBERIA BENIN GABON ($39,300) TONGA ($14,900) BURUNDI BURKINA FASO NIGERIA ($4,400) CÔTE D'IVOIRE ($2,200) TANZANIA CAMEROON DEM. REP. OF CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC THE CONGO EQUATORIAL CONGO ($300) SEYCHELLES ZAMBIA ($18,700) ($30,200) ANGOLA ($9,100) MALAWI MOZAMBIQUE NAMIBIA ($5,500) MADAGASCAR SWAZILAND ($5,100) BOTSWANA ($15,800) LESOTHO AFRICA ($10,400) Source: World Bank. 6 The World s Greatest Producers What three important factors contribute to the United States high GDP? How does education affect GDP in the United States? How does the American work ethic affect GDP? How do you think a country s GDP affects its citizens ability to consume? Consumption Patterns in the United States: The Impact of Living Well 5

6 P r o c e s s i n g Suppose the consumer class around the world continues to grow and consume like the United States and other developed countries. What might happen to the world? Create a simple political cartoon to show your ideas. In your cartoon, show at least two changes that might happen. These could be environmental, health, quality-of-life, or economic changes. Your cartoon should also have these things: exaggerated details symbols that represent, or stand for, something else labels that identify parts of the cartoon a caption Consumption Patterns in the United States: The Impact of Living Well 6

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