Additional activities might include having the students examine the population of suburban areas and why they have grown as large as they have and what the location might have to do with population, cost of living, etc.

If you have Google Earth installed on your school computers you may also want to consider creating KML/KMZ files in which students can make guided tours for presentations.

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