Category Archives: Curriculum

Making Infographics For The Classroom

I’ve finally found time to have a serious attempt at constructing some infographics. I have found a number of potential sites to explore to help me with this, and I started with Piktochart. http://www.piktochart.com Piktochart is free to begin with, … Continue reading

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Thunder & Lightning For Seven Year Olds

Here in Devon, we experienced some pretty impressive thunder and lightning this week. My seven year old Grandson enjoys the storm drama, and wanted to know exactly what was going on. So, in an attempt to simplify a complex bit … Continue reading

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Bring Statistics Alive In The Classroom

This web site can be a bit of fun, but it also has some relevant statistics that could be used in the geography classroom. Web link: https://neal.fun/life-stats/ It is simple to navigate, and involves entering a birth date to see … Continue reading

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New Eruption For Iceland?

At this time of year, I am preparing for my first trips of the season to Iceland as a Field Studies Tutor for Rayburn Tours. I have been watching with interest the reports of new volcanic activity in the country. … Continue reading

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Warming Stripes Climate Change Visualisations

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog about ‘warming stripes’ and how they could be used to add strong visual images to lessons on climate change: https://devongeography.wordpress.com/2018/06/28/climate-change-visualisations/ These ‘warming stripe’ graphics are visual representations of the change in … Continue reading

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State of Nature Report 2019

I recently came across this report form the National Biodiversity Network, titled ‘State of Nature 2019’. It provides a wide range of resources that could be very useful in supporting some geography lessons, particularly those with a theme of climate … Continue reading

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New Physical Geography Resources For The 2020 Classroom

Some more recently produced resources for the new school year ahead, starting with a world tectonic plates poster map, with diagrams of the different plate boundaries. This has been produced by NST, and can be downloaded from the following link: … Continue reading

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Climate Change Resources For The 2020 Classroom

Happy New Year to all geographers! There is no doubt that the subject of climate change will figure prominently in a lot of school lessons next year – indeed, it could be argued that it should form the spine of … Continue reading

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Most Visited Countries 2019

I always love a good ‘geo list’ – great to include in lesson content, to use as a lesson opener or closer, to use in quizzes, or to use as part of wall displays (especially the ‘hide the answer behind … Continue reading

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Dutch Names Added To Winter Storms List

Winter is coming ……. Well, it’s here actually – and we have already started to receive some pretty serious stormy weather. As we move through December and into 2020, no doubt we will experience some storms that will warrant an … Continue reading

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