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P 18

You are making an Rural neighborhood on large flat land!

Population: 18 people live in your neighborhood!  Write your population on your graphic organizer.  Because you are an rural community, you can only build houses for people to live in.  Each house is worth 3 people.

What jobs do you want the people in your neighborhood to have?

Vegetable Farms
(Growing corn, beans, wheat, and other tasty things)

What is it?
Farms are needed for food companies to make products and for people buy fresh produce at supermarkets and farm stands. 

What do you need?
If you want your community have farms it will need lots of clear fields, fences to show farm borders, and barns to hold equipment and store produce.

Oil Fields
(Big oil drills that dig into the ground and pull out oil)

What is it?
An oil field a large area of land an abundance or a lot of oil wells extracting  oil from below ground.

What do you need?

Because the oil reservoirs typically extend over a large area, you will need a lot of land.
Wind Power
(Big windmills that make electricity when the wind turns them)

What is it?
Wind power is the conversion of wind energy into a useful form of energy, such as using wind turbines to make electricity, wind mills for mechanical power, or sails to propel ships.

What do you need?
If you want to use wind power in your community you will need a factories to help supply it.
Nov 5, 2010, 3:58 PM