3. GIS as a presentational and analytical tool: digital photography Aerial photography. Oblique digital photography. Fade and swipe tools – allow connection between the two dimensional map and the environment. Hyperlinks – facilitate interaction with the underlying map.
3. GIS as a presentational and analytical tool: historical data Extension work for more able pupils. Overlaying of historical map data over base map. Temporal dimension. Social and environmental contrasts.
3. GIS as a presentational and analytical tool: census data Invaluable, accessible and reliable secondary resource. Providing the ‘data’ a geographical meaning. Selective mapping using different ‘layers’ - mapped data is overlaid on top of previously saved layers, including satellite imagery and the OS map, delivering striking geographical patterns for later analysis are identified.
Key Stage 3: Year 7 - Introducing GIS as a geographic skill Introduction to the use of GIS. Use of free maps for 11 year olds. Structure: 1. Review of basic skills. 2. Site and situation. 3. Journey to school.