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How to use Google Maps in the classroom

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How to use Google Maps in the classroomThere was a time when every classroom had a set of atlases and children all looked at the same page at the same time with very directed exercises. These days with virtual atlases, always up to date, always free, there is a lot more opportunity for children to use them in many more ways than previously. Here are a collection of the ...

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Learning about Tropical Rainforests

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Learning about Tropical RainforestsTropical Rainforests. This site has a lovely set of rainforest resources, with photographs  and information under the headings:

  • About rainforests;
  • Rainforest animals;
  • Rainforest people;
  • Why are tropical rainforests important?
  • Why are they disappearing and how can we save them?

There is also big set of lesson plans shared by teachers who have used the site including an e-book by the website owner.

The photographs are arranged in tours of the different areas of rainforest and ...

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Geography web links

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the-word-geography-1054px-Terrestrial_globe_svgThis is a collection of Geography web links, to assist teachers in the classroom and pupils with homework:

All About Explorers

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All about explorers titleAll About Explorers is a web site developed to teach pupils the need to verify the information that they find on the web. This site was developed by a group of teachers.

It is free to register and includes downloadable lesson plans.  The site claims to be “Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about every explorer who ever lived ...

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Oddizzi

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The Oddizzi Opening Page

Oddizzi is a subscription website that provides a large number of geographical resources for primary school teachers. There is a range of information which is simply presented and includes videos, photographs and maps to help teachers deliver the KS1 and KS2 geography curriculum with the minimum amount of planning.

There is absolutely no doubt that the resources ...

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