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Geography

Coxhoe Primary School      

Many, many useful resources for Geography across the age range,

for learning and teaching
http://www.coxhoe.durham.sch.uk/Curriculum/Geography.htm

 

MAPE        

This site has many resources and activities for all curriculum areas.
http://www.mape.org.uk/

 

Primary Geography Page   

Recommended by the geographical Association
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/anthony.pickford2/gg/tony.html

 

Night and Day - real time!   

Useful for seasons day and night and passage of time.
http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/vplanet.html

 

Images of the earth  

Nasa's Earth Observing System EOS is enabling an improved

understanding of the Earth as an integrated system.
http://eospso.gsfc.nasa.gov/

 

U.S. & World News  
http://cnn.com

 

Where in the World?

To hire a car/book a flight/book a room etc.
http://www.travelocity.co.uk

 

Explore !!   

Further geography sites
http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Default.aspx?Subject=12

 

Snaith Primary School         

This school site has many activities, created for their own use,

to support work on geography topics through out the school.

Well worth a look.
http://home.freeuk.net/elloughton13/

 

Local Times around the world        
http://times.clari.net.au/

 

 

 

 

 

Volcano      

The best Volcano site on the internet?

Up to date images and information about volcanoes around the world
http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/

 

Maps

 

Geograph British Isles         

The Geograph British Isles project aims to collect a

geographically representative photograph for every

square kilometre of the British Isles.

You can upload a picture or use the pictures and their location in

classroom activities.

Don't forget to acknowledge the ownership of any photos used
http://www.geograph.org.uk/

 

Virtual Walk in Wales (1)     

follow this link to all the resources for an activity on the

Teachers Resource Exchange activity
http://www.tre.ngfl.gov.uk/server.php?request=cmVzb3VyY2UuZnVsbHZpZXc%3D&resourceId=12277

 

Virtual Walk in Wales (2)     

Straight to the interactive map of the walk. A model for

children’s own work perhaps
http://www.wales-walking.co.uk/virtualwalk.htm

 

RAC            

A route planner
http://www.rac.co.uk/web/routeplanner/

 

Drayton Manor          

an example of a pictorial map, enlarged it can be used to

plan a day or as inspiration for designing your own
http://www.draytonmanor.co.uk/ParkMap.aspx

 

Multimap.com           

Enter a postcode to pinpoint a place on a map and an aerial photo
http://multimap.com

 

The Ordnance Survey site   

Free downloadable maps
http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/freefun/outlinemaps/

 

Google maps

Enter a post code and follow roads, motorways and

rivers at a range of scales. Give direction also.
http://maps.google.com/

 

 

Google Earth

An application to download. Start from space and

zoom into places for a better look. It shows roads, railways, borders
http://earth.google.com/

 

 

Weather

 

World Climate      

Search for weather information about major world cities
http://www.worldclimate.com

 

Met Office             
http://www.metoffice.com

 

European and world weather          
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/weather/europe.htm

 

Storms in Australia  

Thunderstorm images
http://www.australiasevereweather.com/storm_news/index.html

 

 

Water

 

River World   

An excellent source of information about rivers for

teachers and children, including Winnie the Pooh's

voyage down the River Thames with photographs
http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/subjects/geography/rivers/index.html

 

BBC Barnaby Bear  

Where is Barnaby Bear? Games stories and pictures

around Barnaby’s travels
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/barnabybear/

 

River Trent aerial photographs       
http://www.sln.org.uk/trentweb

 

Water Science for School (USA)   

Includes a water cycle
http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/

 

Water Aid site          

A small but useful model about a village getting a water
http://www.wateraid.org.uk/international/learn_zone/games/

 

Rivers and Coasts   

A useful resource including animated diagrams,

linear text presentations for children and printable worksheets.

Includes an animated water cycle activity
http://www.gandljdean.co.uk/ribble/index.html

 

 

 

The River Ribble from source to sea         

An excellent river resource. Children can follow the course

of the river ribble using links on a map. Each point is

illustrated with photographs and short informative text.
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/graham.dean20/ribble/index.html

 

Coastline 2000         

A coastline survey suitable for KS 3&4.

Take a look at the 'beach watch' for environmental issues
http://www.angliacampus.com/public/sec/geog/coastln/index.php

 

 

Places

 

Rutland on line                   
http://www.rutland-on-line.co.uk/

 

St Lucia                              

One of many sites about this beautiful island
http://www.turq.com/stlucia.html

 

Dorset's Antarctica project 
http://www.dorset-lea.org.uk/projects/scottbase/

 

 

Environment

 

Dumptown         

Encourage the town to recycle and see the benfits
http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/gameintro.htm

The National Energy Foundation    

A useful site for information about energy saving.

Look for the renewable Energy Education Kits in the schools

section and the quiz in the Energy Advice
http://www.nef.org.uk/index.asp

 

Environmental issues          

paper and online activities
http://www.e4s.org.uk/choose.htm

 

 

Transport

 

Young TransNet

Uses IT and the Internet to assist children and

young people in transport research and action.
http://www.youngtransnet.org.uk/