Category Archives: Physical World

Geography South West Web Site – A New Resource Hub for Students and Teachers

https://www.geographysouthwest.co.uk/ The new ‘geographysouthwest’ website is now live! Thanks to the efforts of geographers Simon Ross, John Davidson and Emma Espley, the new ‘geographysouthwest’ website is live! The site includes resources for primary, key stage three, GCSE, and university level.  … 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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Web Resources For The Classroom – Web Links 4: Volcanoes

Previous blogs in this series of web resources for the classroom have covered themes of ‘Population’, ‘Weather & Climate’, and ‘Rivers and Flooding’. This time, for Web Links 4, I have put together a list of web sites under the … Continue reading

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The Valley of the Rocks – A Coastal Mystery in North Devon

Being confined to home due to the Covid-19 virus problem has certainly been frustrating – but at least it has provided plenty of time to plan events for when the situation changes for the good. I have been researching a … Continue reading

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The Red Coast – A Geology Walk From Exmouth to Sidmouth

Being confined to home due to the Covid-19 virus problem has certainly been frustrating – but at least it has provided plenty of time to plan events for when the situation changes for the good. I have been researching a … 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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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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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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