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What does Great Britain look like? The main uses of land mentioned in the film are: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) What were the other smaller uses of land do you imagine? There are another 22. How many can you imagine? a) d) b) e) c) f) How do you think we should we using the land? What percentage would you give for each of the following. (Make sure your allocations add to 100%) 1) Housing 2) Industrial areas 3) Woodland 4) Pastures for animals 5) Fields and crops 6) Forest 7) Peat bogs 8) Natural grasslands 9) Lakes 10) Beaches 11) Rock formations 12) Any other uses you can remember

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Humanities: What does Great Britain look like?

We spend most of our time in built up areas (such as housing estates and and commercial centres). Is this what our country is mostly like? FIRST: Watch the video link This will help you understand what Great Britain is really like. It is a 100 second piece of footage. Every second filmed shows 1% of how the land is used. There are 32 land uses overall in the film, but only 6 are spoken about. The land uses not mentioned, are not spoken about because they they do not take up a complete 1 second of film footage. 1) Use the note to record what the 6 biggest uses of land mentioned in the film are. 2) add a response to the notes explaining what you imagine other the other, smaller uses of land could be? 3) Decide if you think we are using the land properly? How much land do you think we should be giving to housing etc? Record your thoughts comment and opinions on how we are using our land. Should we be giving more over to nature? What types of land could be given back to nature? For example, explain; How much land you think should be given for industrial areas? How much land you think should be left as forest? How much land you think should be left as woodland? etc.

7th Grade, 6th Grade, 5th Grade, Social Studies
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