Life in Suburbia Activity Sheet

This activity sheet helps students use websites from communities across the United States to study and compare suburbs.
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Life in Suburbia Activity Sheet

Name_________________________ Date__________________


A suburb is a community located near a city. Are all suburbs the same? Use the Internet to find out!

Looking at Suburbs

Visit a site for each suburb below and record facts about each community. Look at the photographs and click on the different pages in each site. How are these suburbs alike? How are they different? Be prepared to share your ideas.

1. Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Suburb of ________________________

Population _______________________

Geographical feature

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Historical fact ______________________________________________________

Other information _______________________________________________

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2. LaMesa, California

Suburb of ________________________

Population _______________________

Geographical feature

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Historical fact ______________________________________________________

Other information _______________________________________________

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3. Long Grove, Illinois

Suburb of ________________________

Population _______________________

Geographical feature

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Historical fact ______________________________________________________

Other information _______________________________________________

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4. Cedar Park, Texas

Suburb of ________________________

Population _______________________

Geographical feature

_________________________________________________________

Historical fact ______________________________________________________

Other information _______________________________________________

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