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Mapping our World

Bring key geographical concepts to life with Oxfam's free teaching resource for interactive whiteboards. Mapping our World helps pupils explore the difference between a map and a globe, and how different map projections affect how we see the world.

Teachers

Not tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
Google Earth

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. Fly to your address or now you can even view the night sky. It can help children understand what a map view is.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Tablet-friendly

5-18 year olds
Geocube

A truly amazing site! The world of geography at your fingertips. Information, with super photographs and video clips. Whilst the text is more suitable for older students the visual resources can be used with all ages.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
DK Find Out

A fantastic primary encyclopedia type site from Dorling Kindersley. Find out about dinosaurs, space, animals, nature and more. Fun learning activities for kids with videos, quizzes and galleries.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Tablet-friendly

7-13 year olds
Curriculumbits.com

A good resource library with free flash games, quizzes interactive animations and videos in a growing range of subjects.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
S-Cool! GCSE Geography

Here are revision notes for most exam boards. Check your syllabus to ensure you are revising the correct topics. The site has animations and past questions with answers.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-16 year olds
Geography in Action

A site for geography teachers and pupils with the needs of Northern Ireland geographers in mind but which is useful to others as well.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
Owl and Mouse Interactive Maps

Free good quality maps, to print out, of countries and every continent of the world. Excellent interactive maps where you roll over the countries to see country names and capital cities.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

5-16 year olds
World Atlas

An amazing site that not only has maps of all the countries of the world but has interesting facts about each nation too.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-18 year olds
The Geography Site

A brilliant resource for anyone interested in geography. A combination of original teaching resources, some of which are online lessons, and carefully selected weblinks. Ideally suited to GCSE students and teachers in the UK.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-16 year olds
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