Tag Archives: geography teaching

Flag Maths In The Classroom

When I was teaching, I always had a number of geography students who were obsessed with country flags. I am sure they would have loved to play around with flag designs in this ‘maths meets flags’ exercise I came across … 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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What To Do With My Plastic Coffee Pods?

I have been gathering some information this week about decomposition times for some of the many items we condemn to landfill. I have included some of them below: Time figures do vary from source to source, but it is very … Continue reading

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World Wine Industry Responds To Climate Change

I recently enjoyed a wonderful holiday in South Africa – and apart from some excellent golf, one of the highlights was being able to visit a number of vineyard estates in the Cape wine region. As I sipped on yet … Continue reading

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Warming Stripes Climate Change Visualisations

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog about ‘warming stripes’ and how they could be used to add strong visual images to lessons on climate change: https://devongeography.wordpress.com/2018/06/28/climate-change-visualisations/ These ‘warming stripe’ graphics are visual representations of the change in … 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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