Category Archives: Physical World

Web Resources for the Classroom – Web Links 3: Rivers & Flooding

Previous blogs in April and November started this series of web resources for the classroom – outlining lists for the themes of ‘Population’ and ‘Weather & Climate’. This time, for Web Links 3, I have put together a list of … Continue reading

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New Volcano App Game

I recently discovered an interesting app on the IOS store. It is called ‘Earth Girl Volcano’, and is an interactive game that involves making strategic decisions to minimise the risk for people living close to volcano hazards. It has been … Continue reading

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New Research Reveals Geology Will Always Defy Total Brexit

As we move closer and closer towards Brexit, recent research has revealed that there is part of Britain that will remain forever connected to Europe whatever the result of the political negotiations. Geologists from the University of Plymouth have analysed … Continue reading

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3D Maps As Works Of Art

‘Overview Maps’ is an innovative company that produces unique multilayered cartographic art pieces based on locations around the world, both natural and man-made. Earlier this year, the company was awarded the prestigious overall award from the British Cartographic Society, as … Continue reading

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Updated Red Cross Earthquake Resources

  The Red Cross web site now offers an updated package of resources on the theme of ‘Earthquakes’. written by prolific geography author, Alan Parkinson (aka @GeoBlogs). The resource includes case studies, images, maps, statistics, videos and eye witness accounts. … Continue reading

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Wonderful Rock Cycle Poster For The Classroom

  This would certainly brighten up any classroom or corridor! Here is a great free poster available for download from: http://www.geologycafe.com/erosion/rock_cycle_illustrated.html Click on a link on the web site for a print version.  

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Web Resources For The Classroom – Web Link 2: Weather & Climate

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 first topic area was ‘Population’, and the link is below: https://devongeography.wordpress.com/2018/04/09/web-resources-for-the-classroom-weblinks-1-population-2/ A couple of extra … Continue reading

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