Look at it this Way     Teaching about Landscapeshttp://livinggeography.blogspot.com
Alan Parkinson           http://www.flickr.com/photos/geographypages/
Image: Flickr user earthwatcher
The British / English / Scottish /     Somerset Landscape
GA Toolkit BookChoice of landscapesWhere does landscape feature ?            Scottish National                      4 and 5
One of the first things that children learn   how to do is to    tell stories.....Locations for stories...
Geography LiteracyWriting the earth
Courtesy: Learning Teaching Scotland
Language of Landscapes
The Map that came to Lifehttp://www.fulltable.com/vts/aoi/l/lampitt/map.htm
Stamps : First Class Landscapeshttp://pinterest.com/geoblogs/stamps-a-z
“Socially constructed”
Topophilia“love of place”
Recipe for the English LandscapeI’ll collect them in at the end and    create a recipe book and post                online…
Human impact on the landscape
Footdee    or ‘Fittie’
Changing Landscapes
ElectricForest
“Age of Plastic”Image: FLICKR user: ncr23 – Creative Commons licensed
Chris Jordan’s images – visualising    the scale of consumption   http://www.chrisjordan.com/   Artwork depicts 2.4 millio...
Image by Flickr user Bu Yousef
Landscape in a Box
Geography                       Pods                   Matt Podburyhttp://www.geographypods.com/landscape-in-a-box.html
Landscape on the BodyI know this place like the back of my hand • Tattoo Maps
Tourist Landscapes        Google World Wondershttp://www.google.com/intl/en/culturalinstitute/worldwonders
Brave Geography  http://www.visitscotland.com/brave/Images: Copyright Disney/Pixar and used in educational context….
Tourism    Culture  Landscape (Re)Branding“free from drug-   abuse and    midges”
“There is not a  stream or a   rock thatdoesn’t have its  own story”
“You can’t escape the grandeur and beauty of  Scotland. It’s so wild and rough. You don’t findanywhere else on earth that ...
BRAVEMapping
CONTEXThttp://www.adventuresbydisney.com/eur
Using Digimap – identify a location         suitable for a tour…..Choose from:• A castle• A circle of standing stones• A s...
Images from Geograph…http://www.geograph.org.uk/
iD badgeshttp://bighugelabs.com/badge.php
Landscape in the Curriculum • Which landscapes should feature ? • Which landscapes would you include if you   had a free c...
Exploring the Landscape        Explore      Experience       Expertise
Somerset Geography Conference
Somerset Geography Conference
Somerset Geography Conference
Somerset Geography Conference
Somerset Geography Conference
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  1. 1. Look at it this Way Teaching about Landscapeshttp://livinggeography.blogspot.com
  2. 2. Alan Parkinson http://www.flickr.com/photos/geographypages/
  3. 3. Image: Flickr user earthwatcher
  4. 4. The British / English / Scottish / Somerset Landscape
  5. 5. GA Toolkit BookChoice of landscapesWhere does landscape feature ? Scottish National 4 and 5
  6. 6. One of the first things that children learn how to do is to tell stories.....Locations for stories...
  7. 7. Geography LiteracyWriting the earth
  8. 8. Courtesy: Learning Teaching Scotland
  9. 9. Language of Landscapes
  10. 10. The Map that came to Lifehttp://www.fulltable.com/vts/aoi/l/lampitt/map.htm
  11. 11. Stamps : First Class Landscapeshttp://pinterest.com/geoblogs/stamps-a-z
  12. 12. “Socially constructed”
  13. 13. Topophilia“love of place”
  14. 14. Recipe for the English LandscapeI’ll collect them in at the end and create a recipe book and post online…
  15. 15. Human impact on the landscape
  16. 16. Footdee or ‘Fittie’
  17. 17. Changing Landscapes
  18. 18. ElectricForest
  19. 19. “Age of Plastic”Image: FLICKR user: ncr23 – Creative Commons licensed
  20. 20. Chris Jordan’s images – visualising the scale of consumption http://www.chrisjordan.com/ Artwork depicts 2.4 million pieces of plastic, equal to the estimated number of pounds of plastic pollution that enter the worlds oceans every hour. All of the plastic in this image was collected from the Pacific Ocean.
  21. 21. Image by Flickr user Bu Yousef
  22. 22. Landscape in a Box
  23. 23. Geography Pods Matt Podburyhttp://www.geographypods.com/landscape-in-a-box.html
  24. 24. Landscape on the BodyI know this place like the back of my hand • Tattoo Maps
  25. 25. Tourist Landscapes Google World Wondershttp://www.google.com/intl/en/culturalinstitute/worldwonders
  26. 26. Brave Geography http://www.visitscotland.com/brave/Images: Copyright Disney/Pixar and used in educational context….
  27. 27. Tourism Culture Landscape (Re)Branding“free from drug- abuse and midges”
  28. 28. “There is not a stream or a rock thatdoesn’t have its own story”
  29. 29. “You can’t escape the grandeur and beauty of Scotland. It’s so wild and rough. You don’t findanywhere else on earth that has mountains likethat. All the lochs and the trenches are so rugged it evokes the mysteries and legends that have come out of Scottish culture. The grey, cool mistmixes in with the russet mountains. The variation of landscape and ecosystems makes everything feel very touchable, everything has texture”. Mark Andrews, Director
  30. 30. BRAVEMapping
  31. 31. CONTEXThttp://www.adventuresbydisney.com/eur
  32. 32. Using Digimap – identify a location suitable for a tour…..Choose from:• A castle• A circle of standing stones• A stunning landscape with a view to matchIdentify:• The method of arrival / transport• An activity that will be done there• A place to stay / eat / have a comfort break…
  33. 33. Images from Geograph…http://www.geograph.org.uk/
  34. 34. iD badgeshttp://bighugelabs.com/badge.php
  35. 35. Landscape in the Curriculum • Which landscapes should feature ? • Which landscapes would you include if you had a free choice ?
  36. 36. Exploring the Landscape Explore Experience Expertise

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