- You need to look up the populations of the towns around Paris. Create a chart with the names of the towns, how far they are (distance) from Paris, the amount of commuters (flows inside the Paris region).
- Then evaluate the gravity model. Does it hold true? Do larger places have larger gravitational pulls? How do you see this in the Paris Basin region?
CyberGeo-the "Paris Basin": the article that goes with the map! (This could help identify the names of the towns)
Use the map above (and you canGoogle others if you need help reading the names of towns) to answer the following questions:
1. How does this map represent a functional region? Explain
2. How does this map represent accessibility and connectivity?
3. How does this map represent the gravity model?
Originally part of an activity I wanted to do in as part of our Year-In-A-Week, I have expanded it and am offering it as extra credit.
Where's Matt: ESPeN and Map Creation
DUE: Monday 9/15/14
1. Go to this page and watch the 'Where's Matt' video. As you watch, fill in an ESPeN (we have extra in the classroom OR you can make your own) that details the economic, social, political and environmental observations you see while watching the video.
2. Watch the video again! This time, make a LIST of all the places Matt visited.
3. Print out a world map with political lines. You will need to label and shade in each place Matt visited.
4. Now, using the notes I gave you in class on "Characteristics of LDC v MDC" DRAW and LABEL THE BRANDT LINE.
5. Attach a piece of paper that answers the following questions
TODAY IN CLASS.....
Ms. O: Teacher, geographer-in-training, mom to Penny and Duckie, lover of books, addicted to the news, wanting to make people more involved, caring and responsible