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Introducing Eco: An ecosystem sim where everyone must nurture a shared planet

Introducing Eco: An ecosystem sim where everyone must nurture a shared planet | Geography | Scoop.it
Eco is one of the most ambitious and original concept I've seen in a while. It tasks players with manipulating an ecosystem with one catch: all players on t…
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Interview with a Geographer

Interview with a Geographer | Geography | Scoop.it
In this interview with a geographer, Emily White tells us it's more than state capitals and shares how math can help kids and parents map and explore the world.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, November 21, 2014 10:08 AM

There are plenty of reasons why it is great to be a geographer--a geographer is often a great member of an interdisciplinary research team. 

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The Science of Earthquakes

The Science of Earthquakes | Geography | Scoop.it
From fault types to the Ring of Fire to hydraulic fracking, the Earthquakes infographic by Weather Underground helps us understand the complexities of what shakes the ground.

 

Tags: disasters, geomorphology, physical, infographic.


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Lorraine Chaffer's curator insight, June 1, 2015 2:14 AM

Australian Curriculum

The causes, impacts and responses to a geomorphological hazard (ACHGK053)


GeoWorld 8

Chapter 4: Hazards: causes, impacts and responses

(4.5 - 4.6 Earthquakes)

Ness Crouch's curator insight, July 6, 2015 10:05 PM

Excellent infographic for showing Earthquakes :)

Jason Nemecek's curator insight, March 2, 2:00 PM

Australian Curriculum

The causes, impacts and responses to a geomorphological hazard (ACHGK053)

 

GeoWorld 8

Chapter 4: Hazards: causes, impacts and responses

(4.5 - 4.6 Earthquakes)

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Six Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students

Six Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students | Geography | Scoop.it
What’s the opposite of scaffolding a lesson? It would be saying to students something like, “Read this nine-page science article, write a detailed essay on the topic it explores, and turn it in by Wed
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What makes geography grads the most employable?

What makes geography grads the most employable? | Geography | Scoop.it
We asked our experts why they thought geography and psychology graduates were found to be least likely to be unemployed

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, March 29, 2014 11:23 AM

Some studies have shown that geography graduates are some of the least likely to be unemployed...what makes geography majors so employable?  The mix of skills without one career track makes geography majors able to land on their feet in a shifting economic landscape.  If you wondering about job possibilities for geography majors, here is a list designed to answer the question, "what can I do with a geography degree?"  More than you might think. 

steve smith's curator insight, March 31, 2014 4:04 AM

Why study geography ? This is why

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#Geography Chat

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"This past evening UKEdChat focused on teaching and learning Geography. Aimed at educators teaching Geography at all levels, the session shared ideas, resources, apps, pedagogy, blogs…in fact, anything that supports the teaching and learning process in the subject."
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Geography Right Here. Right Now.

Amazing facts for a Geography of the 21st Century. See www.geography.org.uk See www.pupilvision.com


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Maree Whiteley's curator insight, November 3, 2013 9:26 PM
What is Geography? Why teach Geography?
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Geographical Association - Projects

Geographical Association - Projects | Geography | Scoop.it
The GA supports primary and secondary geography teachers through teaching resources, geography journals, CPD events, Barnaby Bear, Worldwise and more.
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Digg Videos: 42 amazing maps that help you understand the...

Digg Videos: 42 amazing maps that help you understand the... | Geography | Scoop.it
“42 amazing maps that help you understand the world. (Geography teachers! Ck these out!”
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BBC News - Tomorrow's Cities

BBC News - Tomorrow's Cities | Geography | Scoop.it
“Tomorrow's Cities (RT @SS_Geography: More than half world population live in cities. Here are some smart cities to guide the way.”
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Kengeo - the interactive world map

Kengeo - the interactive world map | Geography | Scoop.it
“Kengeo is an interactive world map that offers information about all countries in the world and some free online games to improve your geographical know how. (#Bamako is the capital of Mali. Did you know that?”
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History & Geography: Lesson Plans & Resources - Edgalaxy: Where Education and Technology Meet.

History & Geography:  Lesson Plans & Resources - Edgalaxy:  Where Education and Technology Meet. | Geography | Scoop.it
“ Free History Lesson Plans and Geography Teaching ideas, lesson plans and teaching resources...”
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"Thinking like a Geographer" (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

“ WARNING! This video contains explicit geographical scenes that may offend the non-worldy-wise.”
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Discover Geography – a geography resources website - Discover Geography

Discover Geography – a geography resources website - Discover Geography | Geography | Scoop.it
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The Science of Earthquakes by Weather Underground

The Science of Earthquakes by Weather Underground | Geography | Scoop.it
From fault types to the Ring of Fire to hydraulic fracking, the Earthquakes infographic by Weather Underground helps us understand the complexities of what shakes the ground.
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The Human Imprint

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A Human Geography Resource; Especially for Teachers

 

The Human Imprint is home to everything Human Geography related for the student, educator, and the every day Joe/Jane. This site includes geographic related stories, lesson plans, and other links that bring us closer to understanding the “why of where.”


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SFDSLibrary's curator insight, May 13, 2014 7:58 AM

Words leading to new Geography treads.

good for up to date articles.

Sarah Ann Glesenkamp's curator insight, August 18, 2014 6:54 PM

Unit 1

Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, September 11, 2014 2:15 PM

course resource

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Why Geography Is The Best Subject.. Ever

Why Geography Is The Best Subject.. Ever | Geography | Scoop.it
If you study geography at university then you'll already know that it is the best subject you could possibly be doing. There is no doubt in your mind about it.
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Using Scale in Elementary School

Using Scale in Elementary School | Geography | Scoop.it

Great idea to help early years learners understand their 'place'...


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Seth Dixon's curator insight, March 24, 2014 11:19 AM

This is would be a nice craft to help younger students understand the concept of scale.  This adapts some of the ideas from the classic picture book "Me on the Map" by Joan Sweeney.  


Tags: scale, K12, location.

Hoolee Nan's curator insight, March 30, 2014 5:17 PM

A great way for children to explore countries, areas, positions on maps and get a grasp of their surroundings! Also a fun and interactive idea for the classroom.

Jamie Mitchell's curator insight, March 8, 12:05 AM

AC Geography key concepts Place, Space, Environment and Interconnection...all in a set of form cups! Love it...

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Welcome to 'Geography Education'

Welcome to 'Geography Education' | Geography | Scoop.it

Finding Materials: This site is designed for geography students and teachers to find interesting, current supplemental materials.  To search for place-specific posts, browse this interactive map.  To search for thematic posts, see http://geographyeducation.org/thematic/ (organized by the APHG curriculum).  Also you can search for a keyword by clicking on the filter tab above.


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Rich Schultz's curator insight, November 18, 2014 2:10 PM

Geography and current events

Olivier Tabary's curator insight, November 28, 2014 12:06 PM

Many interesting tools to practice and to discover

Jamie Mitchell's curator insight, March 8, 1:04 AM

Amazing resources about places and topics in Geography

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Geographical Association - Resources

Geographical Association - Resources | Geography | Scoop.it
The GA supports primary and secondary geography teachers through teaching resources, geography journals, CPD events, Barnaby Bear, Worldwise and more.
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It's Complicated: 5 Puzzling International Borders

It's Complicated: 5 Puzzling International Borders | Geography | Scoop.it
“Most of us think of international borders as invisible, but clear-cut, lines: stand on one side, and you’re in one country; stand on the other, you’re in another country.”
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Book reviews: Horrible Geography, Desperate Deserts, by Anita Garneri - by Katerina Nikolas - Helium

“Horrible books are invariably a romping good read for children of all ages, which make subjects possibly boring at school transform into fun reads..., Katerina Nikolas (Fantastic books for Children: Horrible Geographies - Desperate Deserts - ”
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The Geography Bee Complete Preparation Handbook: 1, 001 Questions & Answers to Help You Win Again and Again!: Matthew T. Rosenberg, Jennifer E. Rosenberg: 9780761535713: Amazon.com: Books

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Geography in the news 2013

Geography in the news 2013 | Geography | Scoop.it
“ Pages, links and information showing how Geography is a topical, evolving subject”
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