Human Characteristics of Communities

Human Characteristics of communities are all the ways people have changed the land as they tried to meet their needs.

To meet people’s need for security we have made these changes:

Police Stations

Fire Stations

Jails

To meet people’s need for government we have made these changes:

Court Houses

City Halls

State Capitols

National Capitols

To meet people’s need for religious freedom we have made these changes:

Churches

Synagogues

Temples

To meet people’s need for communication we have made these changes:

Telephone poles

Cell towers

Television stations

Radio stations

Satellite dishes

To meet people’s need for transportation we have made these changes:

Bridges

Dams

Railroads

Freeways

Tunnels

To meet people’s need for education we have made these changes:

Elementary schools

Middle schools

High schools

Colleges

Universities

To meet people’s need for well-being we have made these changes:

Hospitals

Doctor’s offices

Dentist’s offices

Grocery Stores

Clinics

To meet people’s need for recreation we have made these changes:

Parks

Amusement parks

Bowling alleys

Zoos

Skating rinks

Miniature golf

People are able to meet their needs, but there have been some negative effects

Animals and plants have lost their habitats

Pollution has ruined some areas

Credits:

Created with images by trioptikmal - "The City" • Unsplash - "new york city skyline" • G20Voice - "Police" • tpsdave - "madison wisconsin state capitol" • VinnyCiro - "church chapel house of worship" • Hans - "radar equipment antennas radio tower" • daspader - "Blue Hour" • jarmoluk - "apple education school" • eddie.welker - "Groceries" • Army Medicine - "Puyallup clinic" • djanimal - "Playground" • Unsplash - "caribou deer reindeer" • jemasmith - "Pollution"

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