Category Archives: Human World

Human Development Index Update

The latest human development index data has been recently released by the Human Development Report Office, and geography teachers would be wise to consult this to freshen up the figures they use in their classrooms. The report on the new … Continue reading

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Update to Population Web Links

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 link is below: https://devongeography.wordpress.com/2018/04/09/web-resources-for-the-classroom-weblinks-1-population-2/ I began with the theme of ‘population’, and since then have … Continue reading

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GeoText Expedition 6 – Chasing Geography Textbooks In A Camper Van: Lyme Regis, Dorset

  While travelling through Dorset, I always find time to visit Lyme Regis – one of my favourite coastal towns. I used to use Lyme for a GCSE fieldwork on a regular basis, it being an excellent location to study … 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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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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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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