Monthly Archives: January 2019

World Bank Review of 2018 in Charts

  The World Bank has produced an interesting review  of 2018 that summarises the major future challenges faced by our planet in 14 charts. Each chart is accompanied by some useful extra data and information, and they cover: Extreme poverty … Continue reading

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Amazing Paper Cut City Map

I have been investigating different map styles recently, and came across this beauty. It is street map of Amsterdam created in the form of a leaf by street artist Nils Westergard. It measures 65 x 60 cm, and its intricate … Continue reading

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Indonesia Earthquake Maps

Following the magnitude 7.5 earthquake that shook Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi Province back in September 2018, and the tsunami that hit coastal towns on Indonesia’s Sunda Strait – there has been a wealth of information on the web for geography teachers. … Continue reading

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China’s Population Peak?

Population dynamics in a number of countries are leading to ageing populations. The United Nations rates a country as ageing if 7% of its population is over 65 years of age. A ‘super-aged’ country has over 20% of its citizens … Continue reading

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‘Land of the Free’ for the Geography Classroom

Plenty of geography in the recently released song by ‘The Killers’ – ‘Land of the Free’. Some stunning images of refugees and the proposed Trump Wall – a great discussion starter for the classroom.

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Web Resources for the Classroom – Web Links 3: Rivers & Flooding

Previous blogs in April and November started this series of web resources for the classroom – outlining lists for the themes of ‘Population’ and ‘Weather & Climate’. This time, for Web Links 3, I have put together a list of … Continue reading

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HSBC Globalisation Advert For The Classroom

I saw this HSBC advert on TV over the Christmas period, and thought it would make a nice starter for any lessons on globalisation:   HSBC has also produced some interesting posters along this theme: As well as some that … Continue reading

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