Useful resources for pre-service and current geography teachers in Australia, particularly NSW. Resources aimed at helping teachers discover a plethora of useful teaching activities and strategies that engage, motivate and challenge students. Set up for studying EDCZ25800 at Avondale College, but available for all geography educators.
This is a great site for use with your students regarding comparisons between countries - on nearly any geography related topic. I have utilised this site many times over may years with great results on both long term and short term basis.
Note: EDCZ students - you cannot comment on these types of article for your weekly tasks.
Science experiment on soil erosion - This experiment, which has a tremendous visual impact due to its simplicity, it will demonstrate the relationship between precipitation, soil erosion, protection of watercourses and vegetation.
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A great practical example of the importance of maintaining our environment and demonstrating soil erosion etc.
Encyclopedic entry. Winds blow across the Earth from high-pressure systems to low-pressure systems. The paths of winds—and of ocean currents, which are pushed by wind—are partly a result of the Coriolis effect.
Easily Create and Share Maps. Share with friends, embed maps on websites, and create images or pdf.
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Another great tool to use with classes, that once again, I have utilised many times. Let your students get interactive, create précis maps, plot and mark field study areas, identify different feature for different purposes etc- the options are endless. Note: EDCZ students - you cannot comment on these types of article for your weekly tasks.
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