R6 Mystery Las Vegas

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R6 Mystery Las Vegas

  1. 1. Where is this place?
  2. 2. This is the venetian hotel in las vegas http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKPEBMQzhxg
  3. 3. Why is the venetian hotel having to rethink its main feature…?
  4. 4. Mystery activity <ul><li>Using the mystery activity cards given to you, can you work out the answer to the enquiry question today? </li></ul>Why is the venetian hotel having to rethink its main feature…?
  5. 5. Increase in urban area <ul><li>Las Vegas in: </li></ul><ul><li>1972 </li></ul>Las Vegas in: 1992
  6. 6. The pressures in the usa <ul><li>The population density of the US is only 30 people per km 2 compared to the UK’s 241 km 2 </li></ul><ul><li>The USA has much more space and resources to accommodate more people and actively encourages in-migration </li></ul><ul><li>There are two clear trends happening in the US: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A shift from the older industrial cities of the North like Chicago to the newer cities of the south and west </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The loss of population from inner city areas as industries, followed by people, have mover out into the surrounding rural areas. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cities are growing up in remote rural areas where only small settlements were before </li></ul><ul><li>Urban sprawl through their growth is continuing to eat up the rural countryside- this growth is uncontrolled </li></ul><ul><li>Las Vegas is an example of this. </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is the future for rural areas in Medcs? <ul><li>Can you think of two futures for rural areas in MEDCs? </li></ul><ul><li>What would the future be if the current growth continued, unchecked? </li></ul><ul><li>What would happen in restrictions were put in place (and worked) and sustainability was a key feature in any new living space development? </li></ul>

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