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Mr.Bienkowski
SpatialInteraction
Monday:
ToChanhassenHighSchool5.6miles
Backhome5.6miles
TotheChaskaCommunityCenter9.7miles
Backhome9.7miles
Tuesday:
Toschool5.6miles
Backhome5.6miles
ToBens7.80miles
Backhome7.80miles
Wednesday:
Toschool5.6miles
Backhome5.6miles
ToCCC9.7miles
Backhome9.7miles
Thursday:
Toschool5.6miles
Backhome5.6miles
ToCCC9.7miles
Backhome9.7miles
Friday:
Toschool5.6miles
Backhome5.6miles
Toschool(volleyballgame)5.6miles
Backhome5.6miles
Saturday:
Tomorninghockey40.65miles
Backhome40.65miles

Toafriendsabout7miles
Backhomeabout7miles
Sunday:
Tomorninghockey40.65miles
Backhome40.65miles
Toafriendsabout7miles
Backhomeabout7miles
ToCCC1.15miles
Backhome1.15miles
Threevariablesaffectingactivityspace
Stageinlife
Travelingtocollegesfornextyear
Travelingtoschooleveryday
Travelingtosportingeventsatschool
Travelingtosports
Spendingtimewithfriends
Mobilityabilitytotravel
Canttravelallthetimeduetomoneyandbusyschedules
Awarenessspaceknowledgeofopportunities
KnowledgeoffunthingstodoinuptownandMinneapolis/St.
Paul
Dontknowwhattodonearby,sotravelingfurtherismore
common
Meritsofincreasingordecreasingactivityspace
Increasingactivityspace:moreexciting,costmoremoney
Decreasingactivityspace:lessexcitement,savemoney,more
homebased
Choosealocalbusinessandissueabriefreportaddressingthe
probabilityofspatialinteraction.
SpatialInteractionAnalysis:ChipotleinChanhassen
MuchinteractionintheareathatChipotleisinbecauseitislocated

justontheedgeofthecitycenter,soitisnttoobusyandannoying
toparkinbutisstillrightthereforanyonetogoto.Thereishigh
demandforChipotlebecauseitisgoodthereforealotofpeopleare
willingtogotolengthstogetChipotle.Thesupplyislimited
becausethereisonlyoneintheChaskaChanhassenVictoriaarea.
Distancedecaycurve
Becauseitissuchapopulararea,peoplefromEdenPrairie,
Chaska,VictoriaandChanhassenallgotothisparticularChipotle.
b. ExplainthegravitymodelandReillyslawofRetail
Gravitation.Discusstheirapplicabilitytothebusiness.
Gravitymodel:Predictthedegreeofinteractionbetweentwo
places"Anytwolocationsattractoneanotherwithaforcethatis
proportionaltotheproductoftheirimportanceandinversely
proportionaltothesquareofthedistancebetweenthem."
ChipotleandQdobaarebasicallythesamerestauranthowever
Qdobaisclosertomethereforeeasiertogetto.
Reillyslawofretailgravitation:customersmaybewillingto
travellongerdistancestolargerretailcentersaslongastheyare
largeenough
ChipotleinChanhassenislessbusyandlesspopularandmore
convenientforthepeopleinEdenPrairiethantheactualEden
PrairieChipotle.
c. Giveexamplesofmovementbiasesthatmayflowcontraryto
modeledpredictions.
IhaveabiasbetweenQdobaandChipotle,becauseQdobaisnt
nearlyasgood,soIgotoChipotleeventhoughitsfurtheraway.
3. Placeperceptionstereotypeorreality?
a. Thinkofaplace(city,state,country,region)thatyou
wouldnotwanttoliveforaspecificreason(s).
SouthDakota,becausetheresnothinggoingonthereandlawsare
messedupwiththeIndiantribesandcrazystuffhappens.
Mississippi,becausewhoactuallywantstoliveinMississippi?

b. Investigateandfindstatisticsand/orevidencetosubstantiate
ordisproveyourperception.Wasyourinitialperceptiona
stereotypeorrealityorsomewhereinbetween?Explain.
SouthDakota:8thmostcorruptstate,itsamiddleofnowhere
state
Mississippi:Topmostcorruptstate,hurricanes,highcrimeand
racism
4. Watchoneepisode(jobs,refugeesorenforcement)of
Homeland:ImmigrationinAmerica.
a. Beabletodescribethechallengesimmigrantsfaceinoneof
thoseareasinclass.
ChallengesthatrefugeeimmigrantsfaceinAmerica:
Adjustingtolinguisticandculturaldifferences
Experiencesignificantmentalhealthissuesandneedmore
educationaboutWesternculturalnormsandexpectations
Manyrefugeesmaybesufferingfromposttraumaticstress
stemmingfromexperiencesintheirhomecountries
Language
Findingjobsthatpaylivingwagesfortheirfamilies