Category Archives: Curriculum

Natural Hazards Data For The Classroom

I came across these resources on natural disasters on a web site run by Munich Reinsurance. There are a number of documents that can be downloaded for free – and they contain a lot of useful statistical information that might … Continue reading

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Google Expeditions VR Resources

Those of you that have engaged with Google’s VR Expeditions may be interested in this Google Doc that summarises all of the locations that are now covered by this service. More are being added all the time, and the list … Continue reading

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OS Maps 3D Fly-Through Tool

  The OS Maps app now contains a new feature for Premium customers – a 3D fly-through tool. This is a wonderful addition, and really helpful in visualising a chosen walking route before you actually step outside. It produces an … Continue reading

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Could One Of Your Students Be The ‘RGS Young Geographer Of The Year?’

There is still plenty of time for your students to enter the RGS Young Geographer of the Year competition. This year’s theme gives students an opportunity to explore the geography of the Arctic, and discover what makes this polar environment … Continue reading

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New 3D Resources in Google Earth

Google Earth is constantly updating its 3D imagery, and over the last year over 100 new cities have been added to the library – while already listed cities like London, New York and Amsterdam have been improved with sharper imagery. … Continue reading

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Climate Change Visualisations

  These interesting visualisations may be helpful in any lessons dealing with climate change. The scales are different on each chart, but they do clearly show the long term rise in temperatures for specific locations as a changing set of … Continue reading

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Musical Maps

I’m not sure what use these resources might have in the classroom – maybe some bright spark will come up with an idea how they could be used constructively in lessons. However, if nothing else they are a bit of … Continue reading

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