The Sprawl Trend Assignment
Mr. Mitchell's Social Studies
Step 1: Compare/Contrast neighborhoods A & B using the graphic organizer.
Neighborhood A Neighborhood B Graphic Organizer
Step 2: Answer the prompt in paragraph form: Which neighborhood would you rather live in? Why?
Step 3: Calculate the population increases from 1950-1990 of Providence and Kent county using the formula and population numbers provided. SHOW YOUR WORK!
Providence County 1950: 574,973 1990: 596,270
Kent County 1950: 77,763 1990: 161,135
Formula at Dr. Math
Step 4: Review the following county map and population density map of RI:
RI County Map Population Density Map of RI
Step 5: Answer the prompt in paragraph form: Based on your calculations and the two maps above, where are people moving to and from in RI? Why is this the case? Elaborate and use your data.