Tag Archives: Africa

VR In The Classroom – Ethiopian Dam Case Study

  A new classroom resource from the BBC has emerged recently – allowing students to study the Grand Renaissance Dam in Ethiopia in virtual reality. By clicking on the link below on a mobile device and popping it into a … Continue reading

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What Are Our Perceptions Of Countries Around The World?

Exeter International is a Florida-based travel agency that specialises in arranging trips to Russia and Central Europe. I came across them while researching a possible future trip to Russia, and was interested to read about a project they completed examining … Continue reading

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Correcting Confusing Country Scales

I’m not a regular reader of the Daily Mail, but this resource from one of last month’s editions could be really useful for anyone teaching about map projections or the differences in scale of countries from across the world.  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-4231032/Fascinating-maps-reveal-scale-countries-worldwide.html … Continue reading

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Global Goals Classroom Resources

Anyone wanting to incorporate the United Nations ‘Global Goals’ into their teaching should check out the “World’s Largest Lesson” web site. http://worldslargestlesson.globalgoals.org/#the-goals It is full of creative resources such as posters, comic strips, videos and so on ready to use … Continue reading

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Free Oxfam Resources For The New Year

If you are looking for new resources for the new school year – you may wish to check out the updated OXFAM site, which plenty to offer: http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources

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World Population Data 2016

http://www.prb.org/Publications/Datasheets/2016/2016-world-population-data-sheet.aspx If you want some up to date figures for your geography lessons this year – why not visit the ‘World Population Reference Bureau’ web site? You can download an excellent PDF  called the ‘World Population Data Sheet’ from here … Continue reading

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Plastic Bags, Rwanda, and Community Action

A number of recent articles in the press have highlighted the fact that there has been a massive reduction in the use of plastic bags since a charge for their use was introduced. To put some numbers to this, the … Continue reading

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