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Volcanoes, SOLO, and I Pads

The year eight group on my timetable this year were meeting me for the first time, so I was keen to try to capture their interest right from the off. After completing a quick ‘mental map’ lesson (outlined in August’s … Continue reading

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The World Is Just A Giant Chicken!

The map above was sent to me by a year eleven student, following a discussion about plate tectonics. She was unable to tell me the source of the image. It stimulated some students to start cutting up a world map … Continue reading

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America And Eurasia To Meet At North Pole?

Scientists at Yale university have predicted that America and Eurasia will crash into each other over the North pole in 50 – 200 million years time. Excellent article for lessons on plate tectonics! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16934181

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