Look at other icons or landmarks in other countries e.g. Sydney Opera House, and Eiffel Tower - why were they created and what do they stand for?
Compare the Angel of the North to these other landmarks. What are the differences and similarities?
- Plot the icons or landmarks on a world map (find images online or from holiday brochures).
- Discuss the different settings or surroundings of these other landmarks - how are they different to the Angel of the North site and Gateshead in terms of climate, landscape, terrain and surrounding buildings?
Geography, Art, Design and ICT.
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