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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

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5-18 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

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5-16 year olds
Location

An excellent site with interactive activities relating to positional language. Parents can use the site to help their child learn the language of where things are placed and the site also lends itself well to use on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils

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5-7 year olds
Pirate Bunnies World Adventures

Discover the seven continents on the map, find the world’s five oceans and sail your ship north, east, south and west to get to the treasure.

Pupils

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5-7 year olds
Practical Action Schools

Free STEM resources for teachers include lesson plans, PowerPoints, activities, posters, challenges, images, videos and games all set around global issues including energy, climate change and disaster risk reduction.

Teachers

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5-18 year olds
The Ballad of Lisa the Lemur

Lemurs are in danger as rainforests disappear. Listen to the song about Lemurs and see what is happening as rainforests are destroyed.

Pupils

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5-11 year olds
El Salvador Geography Pack

Free KS2 El Salvador Geography pack including photo cards, classroom activities and an illustrated map and a free KS1 Bangladesh geography pack.

Teachers

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5-11 year olds
MetLink

Teaching resources for teaching weather and climate in schools.

Teachers

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5-18 year olds
CAFOD Kidzzone

Real life stories and photographs from children in developing countries. Read about life in different countries in Africa, Bangladesh and Peru. There are games to play and a 'Things to Do' section.

Teachers, Pupils

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5-11 year olds
The Adventures of Steven Seagull

You can read about Steven Seagull's visit to the seaside, see some of the things he saw when he was there and hear some of the sounds he heard. Teachers can use this as a fiction text for literacy hour or in connection with a seaside theme in geography.

Pupils

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5-7 year olds
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