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The Water Cycle

Interesting activities to aid understanding of the Water Cycle.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection

Online maps from around the world from the Library of the University of Texas.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
Virtual Rock Kit

View different types of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks at different scales.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-14 year olds
Tourism Concern

Tourism can often bring about environmental destruction and eviction of local people. This site is designed to promote awareness of the impact of tourism on peoples and their environments.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
Environmental Hazards

The site focuses on two detailed case studies of environmental hazards. The first is weather related, a case study about flooding in Inverness and the second is about a volcanic eruption on Montserrat.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-16 year olds
St Lucia photo index

Beautiful photographs of the island of St Lucia arranged in a slideshow.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

5-11 year olds
Weather Symbols

Excellent interactive geography and literacy activities linked to weather. Written to match the Welsh National Curriculum but still useful elsewhere. Drag and drop activities which lend themselves to work on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

5-7 year olds
Where we Live

Learn about the different sorts of homes people live in. A Welsh site so one activity is more applicable to pupils in Wales, but the rest are appropriate for any area of the UK. Superb for use on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

5-7 year olds
Meanders and Floodplains

Excellent animations to show how meanders and floodplains are formed. Suitable for use on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
Country Profiles

These country profiles by the BBC provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories around the world. They also feature audio or video clips from BBC archives.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
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