Learning Module: Neighborhood and Region

Learning ObjectivesNeighborhood and Region

  • How are neighborhood and regions defined both formally and informally?
  • How can the dimensions of a neighborhood/region be measured?
  • How do neighborhood/region characteristics relate to individual entities?
  • How can the characteristics of different neighborhoods and regions be compared?
Teaching resources: 

The Geometer's Sketchpad: MaxRect

Mathematics

Earth Exploration Toolbook Chapter : Exploring Regional Differences in Climate Change

Geoscience

The Redistricting Game

Political science

Related spatial concepts: 
neighborhood
region