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1 How has farming changed the landscape? Aim: To discover how our countryside has changed over the last 60 years.

2 The way it used to be – 1940s Collect crops by hand No machines in sight

3 The way it is now

4 The big hedge debate Advantages Attractive sceneryAttractive scenery Roots hold soil together and reduce soil erosionRoots hold soil together and reduce soil erosion Provides a home for the birds and insects.Provides a home for the birds and insects. Provides a natural divide instead of putting up fences and walls.Provides a natural divide instead of putting up fences and walls.

5 When theyre gone… Soil erosion can take place.Soil erosion can take place. This means that the soil is removed by the wind (blow away) or rain (washed away).This means that the soil is removed by the wind (blow away) or rain (washed away). Without soil, we wouldnt be alive as it is essential for growing our food.Without soil, we wouldnt be alive as it is essential for growing our food.

6 Farming changes the landscape Connections book Page 36 Study the two pictures l940s/2000sStudy the two pictures l940s/2000s Identify all the changes that have taken place and summarize them in a tableIdentify all the changes that have taken place and summarize them in a table 1940s 2000s 1940s 2000s Change from to Change from to After the class have discussed this, explain the reasons for at least 5 of the changesAfter the class have discussed this, explain the reasons for at least 5 of the changes

7 Hedges ~ good or bad? Connections book Page 37 Study your diagram of the hedgeStudy your diagram of the hedge Labels that show good things colour GREENLabels that show good things colour GREEN Labels that show bad things colour REDLabels that show bad things colour RED Stick it into your bookStick it into your book Describe what is happening in photo DDescribe what is happening in photo D

8 Terrible Bug flew into a barn A farmer was milking his cow. He was just starting to get a good rhythm going when a bug flew into the barn and started circling his head. Suddenly, the bug flew into the cow's ear. The farmer didn't think much about it, until the bug squirted out into his bucket. It went in one ear and out the udder.


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