Monthly Archives: September 2015

Living With A Changing Coast Fieldwork

Last Friday, I attended a meeting of local geography teachers who have been using the excellent FREE coastal resources produced as part of the LiCCo (Living With a Changing Coast) Project. The Living With a Changing Coast Project is a … Continue reading

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Blood Moon In Early Hours Of Monday

The moon will loom large and turn a coppery red colour on Sunday night, as its closest approach to Earth coincides with a total lunar eclipse. This rare arrangement of Earth, moon and sun has not occurred since 1982, and … Continue reading

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Hans Rosling On TV

There is a special treat in store for geographers this week –  on Wednesday 23rd September, the BBC are airing Hans Rosling’s documentary ‘Don’t Panic – How To End Poverty in 15 Years’ (from 8.00 pm to 9.00pm). Professor Hans Rosling is … Continue reading

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Rugby World Cup Resources

http://graphics.wsj.com/documents/WORLDCUPTOEE/ I hoped to find time to produce some resources for the geography classroom based on the current rugby World Cup, but other commitments took priority. However, this excellent site has a vast range of statistics about the competing countries, … Continue reading

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What Is The Real Cost Of Climbing Everest?

Further to yesterday’s post, I have just come across this excellent BBC ‘I Wonder’ resource about Everest. Great help if you are wanting to talk about the film in your lessons: http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z2phn39 There is also an excellent work unit on … Continue reading

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Everest Movie

Any geographers found time yet to visit a cinema to see the newly released film “Everest”? This impressive big-budget blockbuster tells the true story of an expedition in 1996, which became the mountain’s deadliest climbing season, until the twin tragedies … Continue reading

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Ashden Awards For Sustainability Projects

The @AshdenAwards 2016 are now open for applications. Ashden is a charity that champions and supports sustainable energy projects across the world, and the UK schools section may be of interest to institutions that are developing sustainable energy projects of … Continue reading

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