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Land Unit

Babe Willey

Fremont, OH

Chapter 8 Land Name________________

Complete by Friday, February 8th

Starting with this Unit 8, you MUST complete /confer with me daily. Completion points will be lost if daily completion doesn't occur.

1. Ecolog p. 196. (2 pts)

2. *Read p. 197-203; answer questions 1-4. Be sure to use complete sentences that are legible. (4 pts)

3. *Read p. 204-212; answer questions 1-4. Be sure to use complete sentences that are legible. (4 pts)

4. *Read the Case Study, p. 216-217 and answer questions 1,2. Be sure to use complete sentences that are legible. (4 pts)

5. *Read p. 213-218; answer questions 1-4. Be sure to use complete sentences that are legible. (4 pts)

6. Form a group of 2-4 people. Choose from the list below of Fremont areas and develop ideas for that area. The ideas may be to renovate the area, protect it, encourage new investment, new residence; discuss your plans with me first. Your plan must involve at least 4 specific ideas for your area. Create some sort of visual presentation using photographs, maps, drawings or other means. Write a 1 page (minimum) of what changes your group would make. (20 pts/person)

1. Downtown Fremont

2. Birchard Park

3. East side shopping Center: old Walmart

4. East side shopping Center: Big Lots area (not Big lots itself)

5. 1 Rodger Young Park

6. Fremont Ross High School Campus

7. Route 53 North

7.Design a model community that is to be home for 1,000 people. You may select a specific geographic area to locate the community or invent one. Anticipate future population growth in the area. Demonstrate some concern for alleviating the problems that often occur in urban areas, such as open areas and bike paths. Include infrastructure needs such as electricity, water, trash pick-up, police, fire protection, schools, hospitals, shopping, residential and traffic flow. Include a model/map and a 1 page written description. (20 pts)

8.Imagine you are a candidate for the office of city manager for Fremont. Compose a campaign platform and poster in which you address certain critical needs of the community such as described in this chapter. Cite at least 3 specific real-life problems and provide solutions to each. You must have a poster and a 1-page summary. (15 pts)

9.*Create a word-web on the topic, Harvesting Trees, p. 205-7. Use Harvesting Trees as the central idea. Include all the vocabulary words used in these pages. (10 pts)

10. A large tract of pristine desert has just been sold to a development company and they plan to build a residential community. It will include a golf course, tennis complex, swimming pools and a track for off-road bicycles. Each home will feature lush landscaping and large lawns. Draw on your knowledge gained in chapter 4 (water) about desert ecosystems to discuss the probable effects of this development on the plants and animals in the area. Develop a list of suggestions in the form of a letter that will guide the development company (named New Dawn) in making the community more environmentally sound. Be sure to use complete sentences that are legible. (20 pts.)

11. Guest speaker: prepare and ask 1 question and write a 1 page summary of presentation (10 pts)

12. *Video: Common Ground (10 pts)

13. Research the Sagebrush Rebellion, a.k.a. Wise Use Movement. Write a brief history/summary and create an original poster display of its goals. (15 pts)

14. *Tragedy of the Commons: What is the solution? -More information that day (Whole Class activity)(10pts)

15. Why do we need to preserve and protect the wilderness, anyway? A level; find 3 sources, summarize each and write why you agree or disagree with the stated question. (20 pts)

16. *Lab: Whole class activity: Mining for peanuts P. 222-3. (20 pts) First, read p. 447-452 in the other environmental science book (gray-black). Summarize each of the following paragraph topics:

Mineral resources

Costs associated with Mineral Exploration

Steps in Mineral Exploration

Recycling as an Alternative

17. Rise of Suburbia: Read pages 465-474. (20 pts) Write a 1 page summary and include definitions for these terms:

Urban Sprawl

Ribbon sprawl

Tract development

Megalopolis

Floodplains

Floodplain zoning ordinances

Wetlands

Land-use planning

Zoning

Regional planning

Wilderness area

Multiple land use

18. Making a Difference: Big City Farmer. Read this and summarize and develop a plan that would actually work. Could you pull this project off in Fremont? What are the possibilities? Discuss this with me; maybe you need a service learning project for Scouts or your church or your own personal satisfaction. Where could this happen? (10 pts)

19. Read 376-377: Career: Landfill Manager. Research this career and find out the course of study at a college. Provide printouts and list what classes are needed for this job. Is a 2-year degree enough or are 4 years of college needed? Why does this career need to be taken seriously by all of us? (15 pts)

20. Research 'Integrated Transport Planning in Curitiba, Brazil'. Present a poster/powerpoint display. Use the underlined phrase in Google. (20 pts)

Please get daily conference initials here as well as points initialed at event.

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