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12 resources with the keyterm urban planning

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Changes in a City Over Time

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Investigate the growth and development of New York City with the final lesson in this four-part series on skyscrapers. Learners first explore the concept of urban growth by looking closely at a series of three paintings made of Wall...
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Kid City, USA

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
What a model community would look like? Get your kids talking with an activity that allows them to create their own town. After printing out a "fold out village," groups of students use a variety of resources to help them build an actual...
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Design for Social Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers create a solution to a social justice problem within their community. In this urban planning lesson, students read To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines. High schoolers then...
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The Urban Explosion

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate the uncontrolled development of the world's major cities. They define key vocabulary terms, view and discuss video excerpts, and complete a project that involves drawing a "perfect city," developing a plan to...
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Volcanoes and Urban Planning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze satellite image data of Volcan Villarica. In this earth science lesson, students identify dangerous areas surrounding the volcano. They propose a new safe location for the town.
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Monitoring Urban Sprawl

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders survey their classmates about changes in their school. In this earth science lesson, 8th graders predict future population in the city. They discuss why this process is important in urban planning.
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Applied Science- Built environment Lab (Trains)

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students examine transportation. For this train design lesson, students study how trains work and how to efficiently design a track by working with an electric train set. As a class they compare various types of trains and work...
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Simulated Urban Planning

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore how the villages and cities in which they live reflect the culture, human needs, values and ideals of their citizens.  In this geography lesson, 12th graders create plans for an ideal city.  Students reflect on...
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Areas in a City

For Students 7th - 8th
In this areas in a city worksheet, students complete the chart by writing in parts of a city that are residential, commercial or industrial.
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Simulation: Urban Planning for An Ancient Mayan City

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars participate in the simulation of planning an ancient Mayan city. In this urban planning lesson, students role play as citizens of an Mayan city. They act out their roles in a classroom that has been rearranged to simulate...
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Mapping My Community

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders are introduced to GPS technology. They complete fieldwork as they visit a specific area of their community to identify and map types of land use in the surveyed area. They use the collected data to create a digital map.
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Chicago's Amazing Growth

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students, in groups, collaboratively explore the rapid growth of Chicago (from 350 to 300,000 in less than 40 years), and how the city changed to accommodate such rapid growth.