You will be asked to watch a video entitled sprawling from grace as a group to learn about land use and urban sprawling problems. This video can be accessed free of charge on https:// www.snagfilms.com/films/title/sprawling_from_grace.
Individual Assignment [This assignment is due at midnight on Thursday,Feb.22nd, Please work on this individually outside of class time.
1) How does the suburban settlement pattern reinforce the â€œcar cultureâ€ in the U.S.?
2) How might this (suburban settlement) impact on shopping patterns (with regard to the mall, for instance)?
3) What might be the social and environmental impact of rising fuel prices/declining fuel stocks on settlement patterns in the future?
4) In your own words, how would you explain the relationships between urban sprawling and environmental problems?