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Geography Blog - Lesson 2
Geography Blog - Lesson 2
Geography Blog - Lesson 2
Geography Blog - Lesson 2
Geography Blog - Lesson 2
Geography Blog - Lesson 2
Geography Blog - Lesson 2
Geography Blog - Lesson 2
Geography Blog - Lesson 2
Geography Blog - Lesson 2
Geography Blog - Lesson 2
Geography Blog - Lesson 2
Geography Blog - Lesson 2
Geography Blog - Lesson 2
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Geography Blog - Lesson 2

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Here is our second lesson on setting up our BLS Geography Blog and creating our Macchu Pichu presentation

Here is our second lesson on setting up our BLS Geography Blog and creating our Macchu Pichu presentation

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  • 1. Machu Picchu<br />Today we will start creating our own blogs on Machu Picchu<br />
  • 2. Starter: Mind Map<br />In the back of your books list as many reasons as you can why tourists would want to visit Machu Picchu<br />
  • 3. Machu Picchu is a popular tourist site in an extreme environment<br />
  • 4. Machu Picchu<br />Which mountain range is Machu Picchu in?<br />
  • 5. In today’s lesson we will finish our presentations on Machu Picchu and I will show you how to upload it onto you blogs.<br />
  • 6. Learning Objectives <br />All students must be able to locate Machu Picchu on a map of South America<br />Most students should be able to explain the reasons for Machu Picchu’s location and reasons for the abandonment of the area by the Inca people<br />Some students could appreciate the costs and benefits of tourism to the local area<br />
  • 7. Create your Blog<br />Go to www.blogspot.com<br />2. Click on the big orange box that says ‘CREATE A BLOG’<br />3. Fill in the details (make sure you make a note of the e-mail address, password and username-type them into a ‘word’ document and save the file)<br />4. Fill in your blog title: <br />(something like Sam’s BLS GCSE Geography Blog)<br />5. Fill in your blog address: blsyournamegeographyblog.blogspot.com<br />6. Choose your template<br />7. Get blogging! <br />
  • 8. 1. Machu Picchu’s history<br />Location of Machu Picchu (Include a location map)<br />Write an introduction to Machu Picchu (what it is, where it is, describe what physical/human geography features it is close to)<br />Write a short history of the site<br />Find a labelled diagram of the site (showing the different features of the site)<br />Explain what makes the site a good place for building a settlement<br />Explain what makes the site a bad place to build a settlement<br />Explain why you think Machu Picchu was abandoned y the Incas.<br />For example: So that the Incas would be able to defend themselves; As a retreat (hideaway) for the Inca royal family; As a pilgrimage site where Incas could go to worship nature; As a trading centre. Which one do you think is the most likely explanation, or can you think of one of your own – explain your decision.<br />
  • 9. 2. The impacts of tourism on Machu Picchu<br />Introduce how tourism affects the local people of Machu Picchu<br />Explain the benefits of having a strong tourist industry to the local people<br />Explain the negatives of having a strong tourist industry to the local people<br />What is being done to try and preserve the site?<br />
  • 10. Posting your presentation onto your blog<br />1. In order to post a presentation on your blog you will have to set-up an account with www.slideshare.net. <br />2. Click on “sign up”and fill in the details.-write them down-don’t forget them!<br />3. When you have set up an account, log in and click on “upload” and follow the instructions to upload your Powerpoint file. This may take a few minutes to upload.<br />4. While it is uploading, open a new web-browser and login to you blog.<br />5. Once your presentation has uploaded, click on it. When it has loaded, at the bottom click on “more share options”, then click on ‘Blogger’.<br />6. Fill in your blog username, the blog address and your blog password. Then click on “post”.Your presentation should now appear on your blog.<br />7. You can now view your very own blog!-click “View blog”. You can customise it in any way you want and it can be visited from all over the world!<br />
  • 11. Plenary<br />On a post-it note:<br />Write down 1 positive impact and 1 negative impact of tourism on Machu Picchu.<br />Write down 1 question you have about this piece of work. It can be about the blog or about the Machu Picchu work.<br />
  • 12. What to include in your Machu Picchu PowerPoint Presentation:<br />1. Machu Picchu’s history<br />Location of Machu Picchu (Include a location map)<br />Write an introduction to Machu Picchu (what it is, where it is, describe what physical/human geography features it is close to)<br />Write a short history of the site<br />Find a labelled diagram of the site (showing the different features of the site)<br />Explain what makes the site a good place for building a settlement<br />Explain what makes the site a bad place to build a settlement<br />Explain why you think Machu Picchu was abandoned y the Incas.<br />For example: So that the Incas would be able to defend themselves; As a retreat (hideaway) for the Inca royal family; As a pilgrimage site where Incas could go to worship nature; As a trading centre. Which one do you think is the most likely explanation, or can you think of one of your own – explain your decision.<br />2. The impacts of tourism on Machu Picchu<br />Introduce how tourism affects the local people of Machu Picchu<br />Explain the benefits of having a strong tourist industry to the local people<br />Explain the negatives of having a strong tourist industry to the local people<br />What is being done to try and preserve the site<br />

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