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    • Unit 3: Similarities and Differences
      • By the end of this unit you will know:
      • How to study your place
      • What your place* is like and how others see it
      • What the main issues affecting your place* are
      • How your place* fits into the UK as a whole
      • What Mumbai is like and how people see it
      • How Mumbai compares with your place*
      • What the links are between Mumbai and
      • your place
      • What the future might hold for both places
    • How will I be assessed?
      • Unit 3: Similarities and Differences is a 1 hour exam. It is worth 25% of your total GCSE. You will answer questions about Mumbai and your place*
      • *Anywhere the exam board mentions ‘your place’, they mean Bristol!
    • Where is my place and what makes it unique?
      • Learning Objectives:
      • All can describe some features of Bristol that make it unique- and personal to you
      • Most can locate Bristol accurately and annotate a ‘welcome map’ to highlight areas of the city centre that are appealing to visitors
      • IL: to find factual information about settlements within the Bristol area and extend your own learning from today’s lesson
    • Bristol, true or false?
      • Bristol University receives more applicants than any other in the UK, on average 20 applicants per place.
      • Bristol contains fewer than 25 parks, it is one of the most built up and least green cities in the UK.
      • Bristol is the UK’s first official ‘cycling city’ with hundreds of miles of cycle routes.
      • The Theatre Royal is Bristol’s newest theatre experience.
      • Bristol is the 12 th largest city in England.
      • Banksy, (aka Robert Banks- probably ) was born in Yate. World’s most famous urban graffiti artist, now selling work (incl. to Brad and Angelina) for £300,000+
      • Bristol is ‘twinned’ with Bordeaux in France, Hanover in Germany and even Guangzhou in China.
      • Bristol is one of the wettest and coldest cities in the UK due to it’s proximity to the coast.
      • Bristol and it’s surrounding counties brought in nearly £50 billion to the UK economy in 2004, making it the UK’s 3 rd most financially important city.
      • Bristol was awarded the 2008 accolade, ‘European Capital of Culture’.
    • Bristol, true or false?
      • Bristol University receives more applicants than any other in the UK, on average 20 per place. TRUE
      • Bristol contains fewer than 25 parks, it is one of the most built up and least green cities in the UK. FALSE. Bristol contains 450 parks and is the greenest city in the UK, with more open space per person than any other urban area.
      • Bristol is the UK’s first official ‘cycling city’ with miles of cycle tracks. TRUE
      • The Theatre Royal is Bristol’s newest theatre experience. FALSE it is the UK’s oldest continuously open theatre, staging productions since 1766!
      • Bristol is the 12 th largest city in England. FALSE it is the 6 th .
      • Banksy, (aka Robert Banks- probably ) born in Yate. World’s most famous urban graffiti artist, now selling work (incl to Brad and Angelina) for £300,000+ TRUE
      • Bristol is ‘twinned’ with Bordeaux in France, Hanover in Germany and even Guangzhou in China. TRUE we were one of the first cities to join ‘twinning’ in 1974.
      • Bristol is one of the wettest and coldest cities in the UK due to it’s proximity to the coast. FALSE Our southerly position means we are one of the sunniest, and rainfall is much lower than north west England (which is much higher above sea level)
      • Bristol and it’s surrounding counties brought in nearly £50 billion to the UK economy in 2004, making it the 3 rd most financially important city. TRUE and Bristolians are wealthier than the UK as a whole on average, with longer life expectancies and greater happiness.
      • Bristol was awarded the 2008 accolade, ‘European Capital of Culture’. FALSE we were a finalist, but lost out to Liverpool.
    • Task 1: ‘Bristolopoly’, my personal geography
      • Plan a monopoly version of Bristol. One already exists, but this one is designed by you and so shows your connections to and opinions about the city;
      • Rank 10 streets/roads or places in Bristol in order they might appear on a monopoly board. (‘Best’ or most desirable to least) remember this may well be a matter of opinion!
      • List 4 Bristol transport links (e.g. The bus station)
      • Six large local businesses (to which you might be connected)
      • And Finally, Three ‘chance cards e.g. “You win a competition on Heart breakfast, claim £300”
    • Exam Alert!
      • Look at page 193.
      • You need to be able to describe the location of Bristol in the UK and within Europe. Nottingham is shown as an example.
      • 1. Describe the location of your place in the same way as B, making reference to distances and location in relation to region, country and continent. (3)
    • My ‘Welcome to Bristol’ Map
      • 1. Create your own Bristol welcome map. The map of Nottingham city centre on p189 will be very helpful.
      • Shade areas of the city you like and dislike
      • Label specific places you like to go
      • Add a key
      • Annotate your map to bring it to life
      • 2. How do you think your personal map of Bristol might vary compared to;
      • Your classmates
      • Older people/ yourself in 20 years time
      • Non English speaking migrants who arrive in the city for the first time
    • Independent Learning : Due next lesson Settlement City Town Village Example Bristol Bradley Stoke e.g. Pucklechurch Population Transport and Links Services Employment
    • Where is my place and what makes it unique?
      • Learning Objectives: RECAP!
      • All can describe some features of Bristol that make it unique- and personal to you
      • Most can locate Bristol accurately and annotate a ‘welcome map’ to highlight areas of the city centre that are appealing to visitors
      • IL: to find factual information about settlements within the Bristol area and extend your own learning from today’s lesson