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Places in New South Wales

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Task no. 1

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Places in New South Wales

Observe Sources 1 to 8 collectively and discuss what each place is like and how each can be defined by scale (personal and local), and then answer the questions below.

Questions:

Observe

  • Is this a built or natural place?
  • What features do you see?
  • Are there people? What are they doing?

Infer

  • What is this place?
  • What mode of transport do we use to move within this place?
  • What activities would the people do in this place?
  • How does this place provide for these activities?
  • Is this place at a personal or local scale?
Deceased estate, Davidson Street, Croydon, Oct. 2005, Dec. 2004 - March 2006
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New housing estates, developments and activities, 2008-February 2013 ,
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New housing estates, developments and activities, 2008-February 2013 /,
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New housing estates, developments and activities, 2008-February 2013 ,
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Source 5: Coonamble, New South Wales, ca. 2002 – 2005, photographed by Darren Clark, 2002-2005
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photographs of Shoalhaven Heads, 2004 / by Daryl Jones,
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Aerial photographs of Barrack Heights, 2004 / by Daryl Jones ,
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Facing west. Hunter Street, Union Street in middle distance, 2008
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Task no. 2

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Examining places

Using the table in the downloadable resource, cut and paste the images from Sources 1 to 8 into the correct row, there are clues to help you. Use the wordbank to complete the blank cells.