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Wind lesson

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  2. 2. 1/ To be able toDESCRIBEhow people canchange thelandscape2/ ToEXPLAINwhy peoplechange thelandscape3/ To come to ajustifiedOPINION abouta possiblechange in thelocal landscape.
  3. 3. 3changes
  4. 4. 4magic spectacles
  5. 5. Changes to the Landscape5continuum
  6. 6. Changes to the Landscape6A landfill siteSome wind turbinesRoad-widening schemeA new high speed rail lineA housing developmentSome flytipped rubbishLitter left in a parkTree-fellingNeighbour builds an extensionA new supermarket
  7. 7. Changes to the Landscape7Changes you’ve noticed ?
  8. 8. Size of impactLength of impact
  9. 9. Changes to the Landscape9A landfill siteSome wind turbinesNew dual carriagewayA new high speed rail linkA housing developmentSome flytipped rubbishLitter left in a parkTree-fellingNeighbour builds an extension
  10. 10. 10d Hunstanton Beach – image Alan Parkinson
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  13. 13. Which way does yourturbine blow ?13
  14. 14. Which way does yourturbine blow ?14In favour – right arm down….
  15. 15. Which way does yourturbine blow ?15Against – left arm down….
  16. 16. Wind farms near Ely
  17. 17. 17Google Earth plus SketchUp model – hat-tip Noel Jenkins
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  19. 19. Wind farms – what do you think?• Do you think that the changes wind farms bringto an area are a good thing?• Do you think the changes they bring to an areaare a bad thing?• Do you think the changes are a problem for thelocal area but important for the country?• Do you have a different opinion from these 3possibilities?• AND WHAT ARE THE REASONS FOR YOUROPINION?
  20. 20. 20Plus MinusInteresting
  21. 21. Dear Editor….21
  22. 22. People involved in the wind farmand its potential landscape• People who live within a mile of where they are to belocated• Visitors to the area• Farmers who own the land the turbines are built on.• Landowners who want to install wind turbines• Electricity generating companies• Local planning authorities who have to make thefinal decision on whether to allow the turbines or not• Conservation groups who want to preserve thelandscape• Residents who will have their view changed
  23. 23. 1/ To be able toDESCRIBEhow people canchange thelandscape2/ ToEXPLAINwhy peoplechange thelandscape3/ To come to ajustifiedOPINION abouta possiblechange in thelocal landscape.Image:AlanParkinson,LincolnshireFens

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