Key Stage 3 Aged 11-14
Case study – Television Tourism
What impact does the filming of TV soaps have on people, place and the environment?
This topic has been designed for Key Stage 3. It links with the human geography aspect of the National Curriculum which requires consideration of urbanisation and an understanding of how human processes interact to influence and change landscapes and environments.
It looks at the filming of TV programmes such as the ‘soaps’ and the impact of filming on people, place and the environment.
This resource is based on the TV programme ‘Neighbours’ which although set in Australia, can be linked to the personal experience of the learner considering themselves as neighbours.
Fieldwork activities could be designed to link with this topic and a wealth of programmes can be considered and referred to such as Emmerdale, East Enders and Coronation Street.
All of these programmes have much to offer geographically, Coronation Street, for example, is a typical inner city street with distinct lack of front garden, garages etc whereas Emmerdale depicts a rural community.
So what impact DOES television tourism have on people, place and the environment?
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