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Bringing An Icelandic Volcano Closer To Home

This is a nice little tool to use in any lessons about volcanic eruptions – thanks to Alan Parkinson and Bob Lang for bringing it to my attention on Twitter. holuhraun-lavaflowextent.co.uk/mainpage.html It focuses on the 2014 eruption of the Bárðarbunga … Continue reading

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City Map Quiz For The Classroom

There are plenty of geography-based quizzes available online, but I particularly like this one:  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/quizzes/Quiz-Can-you-identify-these-cities/  Titles have been removed  from 15 maps – and the quiz asks you to identify the cities they show.  In addition, there are further links … Continue reading

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Google for Earthquakes

There are approximately forty earthquake tremors of magnitude four or greater across the world each day, and an earthquake above six on the Richter Scale occurs every other day. Geography  teachers should be aware that Google has now made tracking … Continue reading

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Google Expeditions

https://www.google.com/edu/expeditions/ Imagine visiting the bottom of the sea or the surface of Mars in an afternoon. With Google Expeditions, teachers can take their classes on immersive virtual journeys to bring their lessons to life. Google Expeditions is a virtual reality … Continue reading

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