What is a bird’s eye view?

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What is a bird’s eye view?

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Some Aboriginal artists use a bird’s eye view in their paintings.

Look at the images to answer the question: what is a bird’s eye view?

Aerial view of a town.
Aerial view of the Papunya township.

Explain to your partner what is visible in both images.

Place a pencil on the floor:

Look down on it.

Draw what it looks like from above. Draw only what you see.

Compare your drawing with the drawing made by your partner.

Imagine you are a bird flying over the building in which you are sitting.

Draw what the bird can see.

Visit Google Maps to see a bird’s eye view of houses.

Visit the University of the Sunshine Coast to see a bird’s eye view of the University.

In your journal, record your answer, what is a bird’s eye view?

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