Concentric Zone Model: Definition & Overview


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What is the concentric zone model?

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1. Who coined the concentric zone model?

2. Regarding the concentric zone model, what characterizes the center zone closest to the city center?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the worksheet and quiz to assess what you know about the concentric zone model. You'll need to know topics like what the concentric zone mode is and who coined the model.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study tools will help you to:

  • Understand the concentric zone model and how it's characterized with regard to the center zone closest to the city center
  • Recognize what characterizes the most outer circle
  • Realize why concentric zone theory does not apply universally

Skills Practiced

Use the worksheet and quiz to:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the most outer circle and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who coined the concentric zone model
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why the concentric zone model cannot be applied universally

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