Type
Crossword
Description

A city which is considered to play a significant role in the global economic system world-city
he process of towns and cities developing and becoming bigger, as population increases urbanisation
Process whereby the city spreads into the edges of the city suburbanisation
general term that refers to natural, undeveloped, and/or agricultural lands that surround urban areas greenbelt
A city with more than 10 million people megacity
The difference between the numbers of births and deaths in a population natural-increase
movement of people from the countryside to the city. rural-urban migration
 movement of either people from one area to another. migration
The regeneration of cities, attracting people back into urban areas reurbanisation
previously developed land, which is or was occupied by a an industry. Commonly used in regeneration of urban areas. brownfield sites
Movement of people from urban areas BACK into rural areas, typically younger families counterurbanisation
Reasons which attract people to move to urban areas pull factors
Reasons which cause people to move out of urban areas push factors
meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs sustainable
Historically the biggest reason for rural to urban migration industrialisation
Another term for fast growth in urban areas rapid urbanisation
Contemporary means… recent
Name one partially sustainable initiative in Rocinha project favela
One of the biggest challenges in Rocinha crime
A top down strategy to address one of the biggest challenges in Rocinha pacification

World Cities Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A process in which the population of cities falls as people move beyond the rural-urban fringe into rural areas (7, 12) Counterurbanisation
A metropolitan area with a total population in excess of 10 million which has a population density of 2,000 people/km2. It can be made up of 2 or more areas that converge upon one another. (4, 4) MegaCity
This refers to the city proper AND the outlying areas. (7, 4) GreaterCity
The redevelopment of a deteriorated neighbourhood by new, wealthier residents. This process often causes the dis-placement of old residents due to a rise in house prices (14) Gentrification
The officially defined legal boundaries of a city. (4, 6) City Proper
• 9. An increase in the number of urban dwellers (classifications of such dwellers can differ from country to country) (5, 6) Urban Growth
An increase in the proportion of a country's population that lives in towns and cities. (12) Urbanisation
A city with over a million inhabitants (11, 4) Millionaire City
A city that acts as a major centre for finance, trade, business, politics, culture, science, publishing and all associated activities- serving not just a region or country. (5, 4) World City
Population movement from urban areas to the rural-urban fringe. (3, 12) Suburbanisation

Urbanisation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

relating to, or designating a city or town urban
relating to, or characteristic of the country, country life, or country people; rustic rural
the act or fact of taking on the characteristics of a city: urbanisation
A small villiage without a church of its own hamlet
a large or important town city
a city having a population of one million or more megacity
an urban region, especially one consisting of several large cities and suburbs that adjoin each other megalopolis
an extensive urban area resulting from the expansion of several cities or towns so that they coalesce but usually retain their separate identities conurbation
any large, busy city metropolis
a small community or group of houses in a rural area, larger than a hamlet and usually smaller than a town, village

Urbanization Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

____________ is the increase of population in a certain place (e.g town, city) urbanization
population can __________ over a few years increase
Urbanization is a population shift from rural to _______ areas urban
Some areas can be _______ __________ caused by urbanization (two words) over populated
housing in urban areas are very _______ together and have no space in between. close
more people in a city means more ______________. pollution
Urbanization can have a large ________ on people and also the. affect
Urbanization is expected to ______ over 60% by the year 2025. grow
Japans capital is the worlds most over populated city. Tokyo
people going into other countries, where they do not belong, also known as _____________ immigration
Human _________ is the movement by people from one place to another . migration

World Population Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How many people live on Earth? 7 billion
How many people have lived on Earth? 108 billion
When did the population hit 6 billion? 1999
When did the population hit 1 billion? 1800s
What is the most popular girls name? Mary
What is the most popular boys name? Mohammed
Something you count when people are born? Birth Rate
Something you count when people die? Death rate
You live in the countryside? Rural
You live in a city? Urban
The movement of people? Migration
Someone who moves into an area from elsewhere? Immigrant
Someone who moves from one place to another to live? Migrant

rural and urban areas Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

someone who travels far for work commuter
a city could be in this area urban
a farm could be in this area rural
somewhere highly populated densly
somewhere not very populated sparsely
the number of people in a certain place population
when a forest is made into a city urbanisation
something you use to get around transport
when someone works from home telework
something that benefits a property amenities

Urbanisation Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

cities
immagration
increase
migration
movement
pollution
population
proportion
tokyo
towns
urban
urbanizsation

POPULATION Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The number of people per square kilometre is called population ............ DENSITY
The study of populations is called........ DEMOGRAPHICS
The birth rate minus the death rate is called the rate of........(2 words) NATURALINCREASE
People moving permanently INTO a country IMMIGRATION
The original inhabitants of a country INDIGENOUS
The amount of time one can expect to live, life....... EXPECTANCY
The spread of people on the earth's surface DISTRIBUTION
85% of Australia's population live in the ....areas COASTAL
The rate of people dying is the....rate MORTALITY
Another name for the birth rate,....rate FERTILITY
A higher level of.....allows for greater life expectancy TECHNOLOGY
Another name for city areas URBAN
Another name for country areas RURAL
People moving permanently OUT of a country EMIGRATION
Permanent movement of people In or OUT of a country MIGRATION
Less babies and people living longer, leads to an.....population AGEING
Australian Bureau of Statistics (1,1,1) ABS
Australia's population is...evenly distributed NOT

Changing Nations Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

urbanisation
urban renewal
urban sprawl
sustainability
suburbanisation
suburb
rural
refugee
push factor
pull factor
population density
megacity
megalopolis
infrastructure
migration
exurb
ethnicity
decentralisation

Industrial Revolution Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

person apposed to new technology luddite
time where machines replaced the human workers industrial revolution
a fictional island coined from Greek by Sir Thomas Moore utopia
workers regarded collectively proletariant
to refuse to do something strike
operates or owns a business entrepreneur
term for middle class workers bourgeoisie
movement made in order to get equal rights for all men chartist movement
term used when mentioning an industry that is developing industrialization
name of the first women's rights convention seneca falls
famous figure who was a philosopher, scientist and a journalist Frederich engels
when people get paid according to their abilities communism
when private owners controlled the trade for profit capitalism
association of workers formed to further their rights labor union
multi-occupant building of any sort tenement
separates cotton from its seeds cotton gin
theory that states micro organisms cause diseases germ theory
goods or merchandise put up for sale stock
revolutionary socialist who published various works Karl Marx
between the upper and working classes middle class
company or group that is chosen to govern a city corporation
theory that states the best action is the one that maximizes utility utilitarianism
also known as political franchise suffrage
the thought that everybody is equal and should have the same rights egalitarian
wages and other conditions of employment collective bargaining
the attitude of letting things happen on their own laissez faire
population movements that happened from rural to urban areas urbanization
theory that the exchange should be owned or not by the community as a whole socialism

CIVIL ENGINEERING Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

leveling or smoothing the contours of a property; the rate of rise or descent of a sloping surface grade
farmland and open areas where the lack of prior industrial or commercial activity means that the threat of contamination is lower than in urbanized areas greenfield
a substance or material capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, or property when transported in commerce hazardous material
inter-regional roadway that is part of the state transportation system highway
a surface through which water cannot penetrate, like a roof, road, sidewalk, or paved parking lot impervious surface
a law or regulation adopted by a public agency, usually a city or county ordinance
a lot in single ownership or under single control usually considered a unit for purposes of development parcel
an expressway or freeway designed for non-commercial traffic; usually located within a strip of landscaped park or natural vegetation parkway
a specific authorization from a planning body to engage in a particular type of development or activity permit
building new construction on a site that has pre-existing uses or renovating existing uses on a site redevelopment
land designated in the city or county general plan and zoning ordinance for buildings consisting only of dwelling units residential
an amendment to the map and/or text of a zoning ordinance to effect a change in the nature, density or intensity of uses allowed in a zoning district rezoning
water from rain or snow that is not absorbed into the ground but instead flows over less permeable surfaces into streams and rivers runoff
to add materials/devices to an existing building or system to improve its operation, safety, or efficiency retrofit
a system of subterranean conduits that carries refuse liquids or waste matter to plant where the sewage is treated sanitary sewer
a plan, to scale, showing uses and structures proposed for a parcel of land. includes both natural and man-made features. site plan
the spreading of a city and its suburbs over rural land at the fringe of an urban area sprawl
a rule or measure establishing a level of quality or quantity that must be complied with or satisfied standards
the upper surface of groundwater, or the level below which the soil is seasonally saturated with water water table
permeable; allows something to pass through it pervious
the occupation or use of land or water area for any human activity LAND USE
public services and facilities like sewage-disposal systems, water-supply systems, schools, roads, transit systems, etc infrastructure
water under the earth's surface groundwater
front of a lot that is usually defined as the side nearest the street frontage
capable of being accomplished in a successful manner within a reasonable time taking into account economic, environmental, social, and technological factors feasible
the loosening and transportation of rock and soil debris by wind, rain, or running water erosion
a discharge of pollutants, with or without treatment, into the environment effluent
the right to use property owned by another for specific purposes or to gain access to another property easement
a ramp opening in a curb where vehicles or wheel chairs may enter or leave the roadway curb cut
a land use classification that permits facilities for the buying and selling of commodities and services commercial
an area of land separating 2 distinct land uses that softens or mitigates the effects of one land use on the other buffer zone
a mound of earth usually 2-6 feet high designed to shield and buffer uses like parking areas. also used to minimize water run-off berm
americans with disabilities act; federal law that requires businesses and public facilities be accessible to individuals with disabilities ada
having property or zone district boundaries in common abutting
a land use classification often divided into "heavy industrial" uses (construction yards, quarrying, factories) and "light industrial" uses like research and development, and less intensive warehousing and manufacturing industrial
streetcars or trolley cars that typically operate entirely in mixed traffic light rail transit
the dividing area, either paved or landscaped, between opposing lanes of traffic on a roadway median strip
a line connecting the highest points along a ridge ridgeline
development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs sustainability
a strategic set of physical changes to streets to reduce vehicle speeds and volumes. (i.e. curb extensions, widened sidewalks, speed humps, traffic circles) traffic calming
areas where topographic, geographic, and/or soil conditions indicate a significant danger to future occupants undevelopable
lands or buildings that are not actively used for any purpose vacant