Where is this picture taken?What is the scale of the problem?How does this contribute to climate change?
How does this contribute to climate change?Why is this a growing problem?
What is happening here?What are the causes?What will the effects be?
What does this picture show?What are the causes? What are the impacts?
What is happening here?What were the aims? How successful was it?
What is the message here?Who produced this?What other methods do they use to get people’s attention?
What is happening here?What are the aims? What else do you know?
What is happening here? What are the aims? How is this an example of a sustainable strategy?
What are these people doing?How is this an example of sustainable development?
What is happening here?What are the impacts? How could they be managed?
Interpreting photographs Learning objective: to understand and interpret different types of photographs
Types of photographs• Aerial photograph – taken directly from above (vertical)• Oblique photograph – taken from an angle from aboveAerial photographsshow a ‘bird’s eye Obliqueview’ while oblique aerialphotographs show a3d view.
Types of photographs• Satellite photograph– taken from space.• Can show a large area (e.g. the whole Earth)• They can also zoom in to street level.
Interpreting physical features from photographsRelief (the shape of the land):• Is the land sloping or flat?• If slopes, are they steep or gentle?• Are there hills / mountains / valleys? What size / shape are they?River / coastal features:• Is there a river?• Is it long / wide / short / narrow?• Is there a lake?• Are there rivers flowing into the lake?• What is the coastline like?• Is it straight or are there bays and headlands?• Are there beaches? How long / wide are they?• Are there islands in the rivers / sea? Describe their size and shape
Interpreting human features from photographsFarmland• Are the fields large / small?• Regular or irregular pattern?• What colour is the land? What does this suggest about what is being grown?• How are the fields separated – hedges, roads, rivers?Settlement• Small settlement – what is the shape? (Nucleated, linear, dispersed)• Housing developments – what pattern is the housing (grid, cul-de-sac etc)? How large / small are the houses? Do they have gardens / garages?• Can you identify shops, schools, places of worship, tourist facilities?Transport & communications• What roads are there (motorways, A roads, small rural roads)?• What transport links can be identified? (airports, railways, ports)
Task• Look at the oblique aerial photograph on p11 of your Skills Book.• Describe the physical and human features which can be seen.
What is the pattern of land use in this photograph?
What are the human features R,S,T in this photograph?