sport: a physical activity involving events and competitions at the national and international scale with professional participants

recreation: a leisure-time activity undertaken voluntarily and for enjoyment. It involves individual pursuits, organised outings and events, and non-paid (non-professional) sports. 

  1. Based on the definitions above, give examples of recreational and sports facilities.
  2. Conduct two separate image searches for "recreational facility" and "sports facility". Make a list.
  3. Colour code these to indicate where they might be found: village, town, city.

the settlement hierarchy

  1. Explore your local area using Google Maps or Google Earth
  2. Find and note examples of different settlements on to the worksheet above
  3. Annotate examples of recreational facilities for the different settlements

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