Geography - Key Stage 2 (7-11 year olds)
A truly amazing download which combines satellite imagery, maps and terrain to let you view the world's geography at the click of a mouse. It can help children understand map views.Landscapes Tablet-friendly
This site explores Scotland's landscapes and develops mapping skills. Aimed at 7 - 9 year olds, the mapping section is simply superb. The landscapes looked at are islands, rivers, lochs and seas and highlands. Illustrated with annoted photographs.Map Skills Tablet-friendly
An video which explains aspects of mapping skills such as symbols, compass and direction, grid references, scale and contours. Viewable in full screen mode.Grid References Flash
This resource is about grid references and how to locate one on a map. It also covers basic Ordnance Survey symbols. Designed for Year 4 and 5 children (ages 8 to 10).Compass Points Flash
This site can help children to understand different compass directions.