World Heritage Sites

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Mapping exercise to intorduce students about places classed as World Heritage Sites by the WHC.

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World Heritage Sites

  1. 1. World Heritage Sites The pyramids at Giza, Egypt
  2. 2. Where can we find WHSs? <ul><li>World Heritage Sites (WHSs) can be found all around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Lets try placing the following on a map of the world! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yellow dots for cultural sites (buildings) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Green dots for natural sites (scenery) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Bamiyan Valley, Afghanistan
  4. 4. The Forbidden City (the Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties), Beijing, China
  5. 5. Tosdilo, Kalahari Desert, Botswana
  6. 6. Yellowstone National Park, United States of America
  7. 7. Kvarken Archipelago/ High Coast, Finland & Sweden
  8. 8. The Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow, Russia
  9. 9. Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza, Mexico
  10. 10. Split, and the Palace of Diocletian, Croatia
  11. 11. Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen, Germany
  12. 12. Timbuktu, Mali
  13. 13. Los Glaciares, Argentina
  14. 14. Piazza del Duomo, Pisa, Italy
  15. 15. Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  16. 16. Angkor, Cambodia
  17. 17. Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
  18. 18. How many more are there? <ul><li>There are a heap more World Heritage Sites around the world! </li></ul><ul><li>Go to http://whc.unesco.org/en/list to see just how many there are! </li></ul>
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