A brilliant, colourful, site for primary aged children which provides information on Ethiopia such as climate, work and industry, the people, and the land. You can compare facts and figures with the UK.
Useful site where you can learn about the animals and people of the rainforest and facts about rainforest destruction.
Designed beautifully for children from 7 - 9 years of age, this excellent site gives an insight into the diverse culture and landscape of India. It has an interesting slide show format with captions and a great section on Diwali.
A great site about tropical rain forests with emphasis on those in Africa on the meridian line. It looks at the plants, animals and conservation factors.
Here you have information about tropical and temperate rainforests. It is designed for students of all ages. It looks at the different layers, the plants and animals, where the rainforests are and it has rainforest animal printouts.
Supporting the theme of Contrasting Localities, this BBC website demonstrates the differences between a city in Belfast and one in Mexico.
Farm Africa is a charity working with poor African farmers. The site details problems faced in poor rural communities. The schools area has lots of information on farming in countries such as Ethiopia, Kenya, Kenya and South Africa.
Lots of super teaching resources to help children to learn more about food, farming and the countryside.
An illustrated, online big book which looks at life in Bangladesh. It is set out like a non-fiction book with contents and index. Chapters include how people earn a living, transport, homes and children.
Designed to help young people understand global warming. The site has a useful format which looks at the history, causes, dangers and possible solutions to the problem. You can also try the quiz to test your knowledge. (9 - 12 years)