Category Archives: Curriculum

The New Silk Road – China’s Most Ambitious Project To Date

China’s ‘New Silk Road’ project provides an excellent case study of a large scale development scheme. The $4.8 trillion OBOR (‘One Belt One Road’) initiative has been described as the ‘New Silk Road’, or ‘Silk Road 2.0’. It is estimated … Continue reading

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Food Sustainability Across The World

A third of annual food production across the world is wasted, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation. This amounts to a total loss of revenue of almost one trillion US dollars. Not only is this a major … Continue reading

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Climate Change Resources For The Classroom

I would like to share a few resources I came across recently connected to climate change. Firstly, Rayburn education have produced the poster above.   PDF version available here: Climate Change More information about the poster on the web site … Continue reading

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Wonderful Rock Cycle Poster For The Classroom

  This would certainly brighten up any classroom or corridor! Here is a great free poster available for download from: http://www.geologycafe.com/erosion/rock_cycle_illustrated.html Click on a link on the web site for a print version.  

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Web Resources For The Classroom – Web Link 2: Weather & Climate

Back in April of this year I wrote the first in a series of blogs drawing together useful web sites for the geography classroom. The first topic area was ‘Population’, and the link is below: https://devongeography.wordpress.com/2018/04/09/web-resources-for-the-classroom-weblinks-1-population-2/ A couple of extra … Continue reading

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Simon Reeve Films On BBC I Player

There is a wealth of geographical resources to be found on BBC I Player – and now you can bookmark a really useful collection for use in the classroom. Simon Reeve has presented a number of excellent TV programmes, and … Continue reading

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Iceland’s Banned Palm Oil Advertisment

There has been a lot of fuss recently on social media about Iceland’s advert about palm oil – which has been banned from broadcasting on TV for being too ‘political’. However, teachers covering ethical issues connected to palm oil production … Continue reading

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