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Stage 1 and 2 Vocab

DTM Voc.

Demographic Transition Model (DTM) refers to the transition from high birth and death rates to low birth and death rates as a country develops from a pre-industrial to an industrialized economic system. Tier 3
Industrial of, relating to, or characterized by industry.Tier 2
Industrial Revolution A period of major industrialization that took place during the late 1700s and early 1800s. Tier 2
Crude Birth Rate is the number of live births occurring among the population of a given geographical area during a given year. Tier 2
Crude Death Rate is the number of deaths occurring among the population of a given geographical area during a given year Tier 2
Natural Increase Rate The difference between the number of live births and the number of deaths during the year. The natural increase (or natural decrease) is negative when the number of deaths exceeds the number of births. Tier 2
Total Fertility Rate represents the average number of children a woman would have were she to fast-forward through all her childbearing years in a single year. Tier 2
Infant Mortality Rate The ratio of the number of deaths in the first year of life to the number of live births occurring in the same population during the same period of time. Tier 2
Zero Population Growth the maintenance of a population at a constant level by limiting the number of live births to that needed to replace the existing population. Tier 2
Primary Economic Activity are those activities where natural resources are extracted from the earth. Tier 2
Infrastructure the fundamental facilities and systems serving a country, city, or area, as transportation and communication systems, power plants, and schools. Tier 1
Subsistence Farming a primary economic activity, most basic. A way someone makes a living by extracting and using any natural resources from the environment directly. Such as farming, fishing, and mining. Tier 3
Agricultural Production the science, art, or occupation concerned with cultivating land, raising crops, and feeding, breeding, and raising livestock; farming. Tier 3
Replacement Babies a baby is often described as a "replacement child," a substitute or replacement for the child who died. Tier 2
Famine extreme scarcity of food Tier 1
Epidemic a widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time Tier 1
Pandemic an outbreak of a pandemic disease Tier 1
Agricultural Revolution is a period of transition from the pre-agricultural period characterized by a Paleolithic diet, into an agricultural period characterized by a diet of cultivated foods.Tier 3
Mechanization the process of doing work with machinery Tier 2
The Medical Revolution The advance of medicine and medical technology, lives were extended and people were healthier Tier 2
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