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Banana Link

Information on many social and environmental issues affecting the banana trade. It is a helpful site if you are studying fair trade as part of your GCSE course.

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14-16 year olds
Introduction to Biomes

The nature of the world's major biomes are explained here. It gives the distribution, climate, flora and fauna of tundra, savanna, taiga, tropical evergreen forest, temperate deciduous forest, grasslands, desert scrub and Mediterranean scrub.

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16-18 year olds
Eye on the Philippines

A first class site about the Philippines. It has information on the land, climate and the people as well as data such as population facts. The site also includes details of natural disasters which happen there.

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11-16 year olds
Discovery Point

This is the website of Dundee's visitor attraction featuring the story of Captain Scott's ship Discovery. The site has information about Antarctica and also about Scott and his fated expedition to the South Pole.

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11-18 year olds
The Water Cycle

Interesting activities to aid understanding of the Water Cycle.

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11-16 year olds
Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection

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

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11-18 year olds
Virtual Rock Kit

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

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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.

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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.

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14-16 year olds
Geography Animation - Erratics

An excellent animation of a feature of glaciation called erratics.

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11-14 year olds
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