UNIT THREE: Urbanization

This is the study of the growth of cities, attributes of rural and urban living and reasons behind immigration and emigration in both developed and developing countries.

URBANIZATION TEST REVIEW QUESTIONS

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Students will examine and explain the location and pattern of urbanization in the world today and how the process is evolving in less developed areas.

 The Industrial Revolution: Kick-Starting City Growth 

 Site and Situation Characteristics

The Most Populated Cities by region

The Most Populated cities in the World - Using ArcView and the following site http://www.worldatlas.com/citypops.htm, map the 20 most populated cities in the world.

 

 
Students will identify and explain stages of growth and decline through which cities evolve.

 "India's Biggest Slum Demolition" - article

 
Students will assess models of city growth pertinent to the developed and developing world.  Solving Problem in LDC urban areas

Big City Life in a MDC

 Gentrification

 

 
Students will evaluate the strategies that are being used to support sustained growth in some urban centres.

 

 Read page 379 to 383 and complete a summary using the handout - Five Ideal Cities

 Land-Use Planning Lab

Google SketchUp Tutorial

 

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