Category Archives: Maps

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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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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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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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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GeoText Expedition 3 – Chasing Geography Textbooks In A Camper Van: Cheddar Gorge

The next adventure took us to Cheddar Gorge in Somerset. When teaching about limestone scenery, I often made reference to this textbook photograph: The image came from a textbook titled ‘Investigating Physical geography’’ by Neville Grenyer. Maybe the more mature … 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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