Today most people seem to prefer living in urban areas. In fact some cities have grown so much that they have become bigger than some countries. We call them megacities. Find out more in the following video:
What things make people move from their country of origin?
Have a look at this video:
Now we are going to explore the site of the Grout Museum of History & Science, so we are going to learn about immigration in Grout, Iowa (US). Click on the photo below to start:
When today we listen to stories of people scaping from their countries massively, some countries have decided to build walls at their borders in order to stop these poeple from getting in.
However, these kind walls are not something of the present. Do you know of any old walls that separated countries?
Do you know of any recent wall or fence that have been recently built between two countries in order to stop people from crossing it?
Have a look at the three articles below:
- Choose one of the walls and find out:
- The two countries it separates
- Its length
- The time it was built
- Its efficiency