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La carte impossible

La carte impossible

| 10 min

À l'aide d'un pamplemousse on nous explique les problèmes de la cartographie moderne! On souligne que le planisphère est trop souvent inexact et que le globe terrestre est le meilleur instrument de travail. Les progrès de l'aviation et l'importance accrue des régions arctiques et antarctiques rendent plus complexe encore la besogne du cartographe.


Credits
  • director
    Evelyn Lambart
  • animation
    Evelyn Lambart
  • narration
    Jacques Bobet

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Education

Ages 9 to 14

Geography - Physical Geography/Geology
Mathematics - Geometry
Science - Physical Science

Before viewing, have geography students attempt to represent the world accurately through a flat medium. They might duplicate the film's lessons by painting, peeling and cutting the objects from the film. Initiate hand-made or digitally produced globe projects, comparing results to the flat maps. Media literacy students can examine changing styles in documentary narration and visual instruction, and make a one-minute instructional film without narrative for contemporary student audiences.

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