Links to free to use Geography resources, covering KS1 and KS2, Elementary grades 1-6, ages 5-11, saving teachers and parents time.
Here are 6 random links from this subject
Spotlight On Rainforests Interactive
Read the Britannica article to learn about the different types of rainforests that exist, where these can be found, the structure of a rainforest and of course, the many different species of plants and
animals that live there. The article also covers the importance of tropical rainforests and how the destruction of rainforests affects the world’s environment. Under More Resources, we have provided you with two short interesting videos
to view and there is lots to do in the Activity Centre as well.
Google Earth Education Interactive
The Google Earth for Educators Community provides all of the tips and tricks for using Google Earth as a teaching tool. On this site, you can view lesson plans for a variety of year levels and subjects, discuss Google Earth teaching tactics with fellow educators, see student-created work and read how other teachers are using Google Earth in the classroom.
Guyana's Rivers Video
In the sixteenth century, explorer Sir Walter Raleigh became the first Englishman to visit Guyana in South America. He came in search of the legendary El Dorado. With over eighty per cent of the land covered in rainforest the fastest way of getting around is often by river. Raleigh made use of Guyana's local tribespeople to guide him through the country's complex river network.
Climate Zones Video
The weather changes in different parts of the world. Where there are similar weather patterns this is known as a climate. At the top of the Earth there is an arctic climate and some of the coldest temperatures in the world are found here.
Living As A Refugee Video
Zlata and Mohamed both fled civil unrest in their home country to live as refugees in England. They talk about how they overcame the boundaries, such as language, and how a 'buddy' scheme at school helped them to fit in and make friends quickly.
A selection of weather images