STAR SWAMP – A Special Place

star-swamp-fodeyOur History and Geography inquiry about this special place is around our question: “Who might want to keep Star Swamp?”

We will be  looking at how people think and feel about Star Swamp. We will also be looking at Star Swamp over time: how has it changed, or stayed the same?

 

PART 1

Complete the ‘Where In The World’ Challenge 15.

PART 2

Think like a Geographer! Use these information sources to think of some words geographers might use to describe Star Swamp:

Use Google Maps to get a close look at Star Swamp Bushland.

City of Stirling brochure

Friends of Star Swamp Website

Choose some of your words to put in a WordFoto of Star Swamp.

Part 3: Bingo Baker

Star Swamp History Trail – Bingo Baker

Where In The World? No. 9

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Can you work out the location from where I took this photo? Look closely for some landmark buildings and their position to help you.

Can you give the exact address or longitude and latitude? Let us know which words you used in a Google search, any other search apps you may have used, and which details in the photo helped you.

EXTRA: Dig deep into the history of the location from where the photo was taken. Who was it named after and why would this mean anything to us?

Where In The World? No. 8

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Can you work out the location of this Perth building in this photo? Look closely for some detail on the building which might help you. Can you tell what kind of place it once was?

Can you give the exact address or longitude and latitude? Let us know which words you used in a Google search, any other search apps you may have used, and which details in the photo helped you.

EXTRA: Dig deep into the history of the name in the picture. Where did it originate?

Where In The World? No. 7

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Can you work out the location of this Perth building in this photo? Look closely for some detail on the building which might help you.

Can you give the exact address or longitude and latitude? Let us know which words you used in a Google search, any other search apps you may have used, and which details in the photo helped you.

EXTRA: This building was used for a special celebration on May 1st. Can you work out what it was?

Where In The World? No. 6

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Can you work out the location of the building in the first photo? The second photo shows some detail on the building which might help you.

Can you give the exact address or longitude and latitude? Let us know which words you used in a Google search, any other search apps you may have used, and which details in the photo helped you.

EXTRA: The numbers on the building: who might use these?

Where In The World? No. 5

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This is a nice, tough challenge! Can you discover this mystery location and tell us the new name of the location?

Tell us how you found out. Did you use clues in the picture – these are very important in this challenge.

If you used  online tools, tell which ones you used and any search terms that were helpful.

EXTRA: What has this building been used for in the past?

Where In The World? No. 2

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Can you find out the location where this photo was taken? Leave your answer in your comment. Tell me the exact location – either the street address or longitude/latitude. Also, tell me how you found out – which words did you use in your Google Search? What information in the photo was most meaningful?
EXTRA: Can you describe the shape of the building?

EXTRA EXTRA: Which landmark building is this near? You can see the reflection in the glass.