Category Archives: Rivers

A little update with noughts and crosses.

Not much to update this week, now that I’m into exam entries, records of achievements and reports. I’ve updated the instructions on the noughts and crosses slide for weather, because I’d confused my right and left clicks. I tend to use one strategy across a scheme of lessons, so I’ve also added examples for rivers […]

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A bit of culture…

Just preparing for next week, or is next year. Uploaded some Pilot cultural resources, that I spent last year producing- sadly cultural geography didn’t make it into the new spec, only going to get use them two more times… Also uploaded some weather dominoes and a question of sport type starter for a river’s long […]

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Rivers update…

Added a couple of new resources to the rivers page, based on the water cycle.

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Percy in Portuguese

I do like the Internet, particularly the sharing of ideas and resources across national boundaries, I like the fact that I can follow foreign geo-educators such as Geofactualidades by using Google’s translation tool. Here is Percy’s journey but in Portuguese.

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Find me update (flog an idea)…

I’ve now updated R.G. with the find me water task answers, looks better when downloaded. I tend to do strategies across a Key Stage when planning, so I’ve produced another one related to weather events. This got me thinking about the Great Storm of 1987, I remember it well, part of the roof disappeared and […]

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Find me – answers

Slideshare seems to have messed with my layout, it looks more beautiful when downloaded, these are the answers to the find me task on water, anyone willing to contest any of the knowledge here?

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How much learning in dominoes? Walk the plank…

I’m looking at Rivers in Year 8, sorry it hasn’t got an exciting title like ‘flooding hell -how will we all survive?’, which seems a requirement of the new Key Stage 3 curriculum, in fact I imagine we will be studying it much longer… the pilot GCSE has taught me how good geography can be […]

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Find me…

I’m snowed under at the moment with Key Stage 4 mocks and coursework, but want to continue to provide some extended learning for students, I agree that much homework is a burden for both students and teacher, but it has a role in developing the resilience and independence of the learner. In my continuing role […]

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Floods – FloodSim

FloodSim – FloodSim One to have have a play with, I thought it was pretty decent. Hat-tip J.Barlow.

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Ronnie Raindrop’s journey..

Loving his piece of work from Tim, the images are courtesy of Ian Murray at Geographyphotos.  

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