Community types: urban, rural and suburban.

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Describes differences in rural, urban and suburban communities, focusing on transportation and architecture. Use to begin a unit on communities.

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Community types: urban, rural and suburban.

  1. 1. Fair Use Statement <ul><li>This presentation was created using fair use guidelines. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Communities -Rural, Urban and Suburban Cheri Hallifax Turman
  3. 3. Urban <ul><li>Urban communities are cities. </li></ul><ul><li>There are lots of people living close together in a small amount of space. </li></ul><ul><li>There is not very much open space or natural areas. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Urban <ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People often take the bus, train, taxis or walk </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Urban <ul><li>Architecture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Buildings in urban communities are often very tall. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some buildings are so tall they seem to touch the sky. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>These are called “ Skyscrapers ”. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Rural <ul><li>Rural communities are called “the country” or farmland. </li></ul><ul><li>There are fewer people, more spread out from one another. </li></ul><ul><li>There is lots of open space and natural areas. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Rural <ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People usually must drive to places they need to visit, because it is too far to walk. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes the roads are not paved, so people need special vehicles, like pick-up trucks. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Farms have special types of vehicles, such as tractors. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Rural
  9. 9. Rural <ul><li>Architecture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Buildings in rural communities are more spread out than in urban ones. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is not unusual to find only a few buildings spread out over large distances. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Suburban <ul><li>Suburban communities are usually close to, but not in, cities. </li></ul><ul><li>There are fewer people than in urban communities, but many more than in rural communities. </li></ul><ul><li>Houses are often in neighborhoods and many people have yards. </li></ul><ul><li>There are many natural areas. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Suburban <ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People in the suburbs often drive, but sometimes walk or take the bus. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes people will take trains into the city. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Suburban <ul><li>Architecture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Often, homes in suburban communities have only one family living in them. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes families live in apartments. They are not skyscrapers. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Children <ul><li>Urban, Rural and Suburban Children all love to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Play </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Laugh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have fun </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Bibliography <ul><li>http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_9SlYS77Pdxg/S6VdehbdZZI/AAAAAAAAEM0/CQcD3kpkkXk/s640/subway.1.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://stardustandsequins.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/0new_york_2006-058taxi.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/ce/MTA_New_York_City_Bus_New_Flyer_C40LF_988.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://science.howstuffworks.com/skyscraper.htm/printable </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.cubmowers.com/assets/images/T6050mower0619.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gm-volt.com/o/silverado_hybrid.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://fineartamerica.com/images-medium/farmland-in-eastern-washington-state-carl-purcell.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bellingham.net/images/pagemaster/York3.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.suburbanapartments.com/pictures/Picture_003.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2008/07/15/health/well.exercise.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://cache2.asset-cache.net/xc/89030798.jpg?v=1&c=IWSAsset&k=2&d=EDF6F2F4F969CEBDECD173AB32BACD736866D77FBCEA59449394E238C375DAA4 </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.inmagine.com/img/photoalto/paa373/paa373000024.jpg </li></ul>

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