Overarching learning goals: By using Google Earth your students will explore the green areas in their neighbourhood or area. Students will find an area which could be made “greener” or one where biodiversity work has been performed and needs maintenance and upkeep.
Tune In – Seeking Green Space Instructions: Your job is to think about the most effective way to estimate and compare areas of 'green space' in your local area. Part 1: What is Green Space? Firstly, what is 'green space'? Lets do a Think, Pair, Share. You have ten seconds to silently think of your own definition of green space. After ten seconds pair up with another student and discuss both of your definitions and decide on the best answer. You will then share your answer with the class. Part 2: Google Maps Questions: Use Google Maps to find an aerial map of your local area. Answer the following questions: