Category Archives: Weather

Clouds via cotton wool


I love clouds, nice idea by the creative factory that is John Sayers. A display by my Year 9 class.

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Teaching about weather systems

  Some resources I produced for the Royal Meteorological Society.

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Things that caught my eye… Week 28th of February

Loved this find by Terry on the SLN forum. Great little starter which I’m going to use as an introduction to a revision of fronts. Also posted a response to a mobile policy review that is being conducted at my place of work on my personal pages, any response would be grateful. Sorted our 19th […]

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How a hurricane is born…

Thought this was a brilliant clip for starting a mystery exercise…

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Weather or climate?

Thanks to Noel Jenkins for highlighting this… great little starter video.

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Air masses

Continued to work on my CCEA resources for weather and climate. Uploaded a simple air masses sheet. I’ll be using a few of my resources from Key Stage 3 to supplement it.

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CCEA Weather and Climate- a start…

Another job for the holiday is putting together a scheme for the CCEA GCSE weather and climate unit, I’ll be drawing on some of the Key Stage 3 resources I use already, but I’ve started a new GCSE page on RG. First resource is a picture and description match-up exercise on the sources of weather […]

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Winter Iphone Apps

Thanks to Liz Smith and students for sharing their Winter Iphone Apps. Nice work. 🙂 Examples of Students Work. View more presentations from Liz Smith. I’m always happy to see students’ work.

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Frozen Britain and the Iphone

I was thinking about looking at the cold spell over the coming week, I’ll be asking students to write a piece about how the weather effected their week, but I also fancied doing something a little more creative- so we’ll have a go at developing some winter Iphone Apps! Frozen Britain 2010 View more presentations […]

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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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