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Top Ideas for Geography Teachers

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The GA supports primary and secondary geography teachers through teaching resources, geography journals, CPD events, Barnaby Bear, Worldwise and more.

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Would be particularly helpful in creating activities for year 7 geography classes

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, May 28, 2013 7:50 AM

The Geographical Association (American readers can think of the GA as the UK version of the NCGE) is preparing for the end of the school year by preparing resources for geography teachers.

Catherine Smyth's comment, May 29, 2013 2:37 AM
A well-resourced professional association for geography based in the UK. The section for primary teachers offers practical and innovative ideas for developing geographical understanding in the primary classroom.
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What's Next: Harvesting solar energy in deserts

What's Next: Harvesting solar energy in deserts | Geography resources | Scoop.it

Solar energy is fast becoming a cheap and viable alternative to fossil fuels.  Take a look at how solar energy can be harvested in the deserts.


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Desert Vegetation

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Mostly desert plants from North America, but a few from other deserts.


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BrainPOP | Science | Learn about Deserts

BrainPOP | Science | Learn about Deserts | Geography resources | Scoop.it

In this educational animated movie about Science learn about cactus, sand, the Gobi desert, the Sahara, Antarctica, and ecosystems.  Although this is a pay site, you can usually watch one or two videos on a free trial.


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Mongols, the Felt Tent People, For Kids

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Who were the Mongols and how did they live?  People of the Gobi and Taklamakan deserts.


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The Australian Deserts - Facts, Information, Outback Travel Advice

The Australian Deserts - Facts, Information, Outback Travel Advice | Geography resources | Scoop.it
Australian deserts: stunning landscapes, fascinating environments. No wonder the Outback is becoming increasingly popular with travellers. Here are facts, background information, travel advice and pictures of the Outback desert of Australia.

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Welcome to 'Geography Education'

Welcome to 'Geography Education' | Geography resources | 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.

 

Staying Connected: You can receive post updates in the way that best fits how you use social media.

Update Notifications: Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+.

              Email: Click 'follow' button at top right of this page.

Sites with Content: Wordpress, Scoop.it.


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SRINIVAS KASULLA's comment, August 31, 2013 2:19 PM
Awsome liked the map and would like to contribute ....thanks for such a nice article Peters Energy :)
SRINIVAS KASULLA's comment, August 31, 2013 2:19 PM
Awsome liked the map and would like to contribute ....thanks for such a nice article Peters Energy :)
Thomas C. Thompson's curator insight, August 31, 2013 7:51 PM

Love this Geography Education site! Set up two ways: regionally and thematically so you can find lesson ideas easily.

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Australian Desert Plants

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Australia is the world’s driest inhabited continent with two thirds of its landmass being deserts or semi-deserts. Here is some information on Australian desert plants and their adaptations.

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Deserts of the World lesson plans

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Ideas for comparing deserts around the world.


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Deserts of the World - List of Deserts Around the World

Deserts of the World - List of Deserts Around the World | Geography resources | Scoop.it

Short paragraph about each desert.  Links for more information at the bottom of the page.


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Label the Diagram Game : Deserts #1

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Label the Diagram Game : Deserts #1...

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Desert Animals

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A website about animals that can be found in the desert.


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Top Ideas for Geography Teachers

Top Ideas for Geography Teachers | Geography resources | Scoop.it
The GA supports primary and secondary geography teachers through teaching resources, geography journals, CPD events, Barnaby Bear, Worldwise and more.

Via Seth Dixon
Kelsey Haddrill's insight:

Would be particularly helpful in creating activities for year 7 geography classes

more...
Seth Dixon's curator insight, May 28, 2013 7:50 AM

The Geographical Association (American readers can think of the GA as the UK version of the NCGE) is preparing for the end of the school year by preparing resources for geography teachers.

Catherine Smyth's comment, May 29, 2013 2:37 AM
A well-resourced professional association for geography based in the UK. The section for primary teachers offers practical and innovative ideas for developing geographical understanding in the primary classroom.