Category Archives: Maps

West Wing Geography- Which map projection?

Thanks to Bob Digby.

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Literacy, CPD and zombies…

  A roundup of a few geographical links and ideas that I’ve come across during the course of the week. Email from Boardworks about the ‘10 reasons to study geography’ poster which I helped put together, it  can be downloaded from their blog. Also received a couple of copies in the post. Just finished writing […]

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Introducing the British Isles

Some new free content from Boardworks, though spot the mistake on the second slide . The lesson plan is good though .

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Week.1 in my classroom- KS3

KS3 Geography has been a little more pedestrian, year 7 I’m working on new transition materials, so started by looking at different maps and what they had in common, we then drew maps from memory of our home area. I’ve now added a transition page to Radical Geography. Introduction to mapping View more presentations from […]

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Singing continents…

Loving this at the moment- sing along…

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How useful is a map?

This brought back some childhood memories, MacGyver was like the A-Team, but only one man. Hat tip Greeve .

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Maps that matter

Liked this idea from Martin Dodge and Chris Perkins, there is a nice PDF file which would also make a good A-level display, I’ll be following the blog.

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How we were…

Hat-tip – N.Jenkins.

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How we were…

Hat-tip – N.Jenkins.

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Where you been?

Thanks to Alan for highlighting this map generator, I’m not that well travelled, I’m an arm chair geographer, but when I do travel I go far!   My travelsMake yours @

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