Category Archives: Curriculum

GeoText Expedition 2 – Chasing Geography Textbooks In A Camper Van: Dawlish Warren

    We managed to make a start last autumn with a visit to our first textbook location – Hurst Castle spit in Hampshire. This was written up in an earlier blog at: https://devongeography.wordpress.com/2017/11/13/chasing-geography-textbooks-in-a-camper-van/ However, the expedition was really planned … Continue reading

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Web Resources For The Classroom – Weblinks 1: Population

    I have spent a bit of time recently re-organising my favourite geography web sites, and thought it might be useful to share some of them on this blog. Under a title of ‘Weblinks’, and using a separate theme … Continue reading

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Airpano – Stunning 360 Degree Images And Videos For The Geography Classroom

Have you made use of the ‘Airpano’ resources in your classroom yet? The Airpano web site is free to use, and contains hundreds of 3D virtual tours of different locations across the world. This is a great resource to introduce … Continue reading

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Inspirational Primary School Space Project

  I was really pleased to read recently about an exciting project being completed in one of my local primary schools.   Woolacombe Primary School recently launched a 5.6 metre wide balloon into space as part of their ‘big experience’ … Continue reading

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VR In The Classroom – Ethiopian Dam Case Study

  A new classroom resource from the BBC has emerged recently – allowing students to study the Grand Renaissance Dam in Ethiopia in virtual reality. By clicking on the link below on a mobile device and popping it into a … Continue reading

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UK Earthquake Resources

It was rather ironic that while spending a week studying (relatively quiet) tectonic activity in Iceland, a significant earthquake hit the UK. On my return, I gathered a few resources concerning this earthquake – having missed out on the event, … Continue reading

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Can You Name The Most Visited Cities of 2017?

  I love a good list – always handy to use with a class in those odd blank few minutes that sometimes appear at the end of a lesson. Sometimes, whole lesson sequences can be planned around them.   The … Continue reading

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