Dense and Sparse…what’s what?

What is density? A lot of students struggle to remember what this means. Density means the amount of people or things in a given space. ┬áDistribution then means the way that┬ásomething is shared or spread out over an area. Crowded Places = densely populated = high density. Less Crowded Places = sparsely populated = low… Continue reading Dense and Sparse…what’s what?

Why do people live in Floodplains?

A lot of people would never even consider living in a floodplain, but, despite the obvious hazard of floods, living in a floodplain can have some advantages for those that settle there. Here are some reasons why there may be settlements near floodplains. Floodplains are areas of flat land. This means that they are easy… Continue reading Why do people live in Floodplains?