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Discovering Galapagos

Discover the history, wildlife and challenges that face these unique islands. The teaching resources explain where the islands are and their importance and also the concept of ecosystem interactions and interdependencies.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

7-14 year olds
The Machair - For Higher Geography

A useful resource about the Machair or coastal grassland area of Scotland which has been designed to fit in with the Rural Land Use section of the Geography Higher curriculum for Scotland.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

16-18 year olds
Waterfalls

A Flash animation which show the effects of the erosion caused by waterfalls over time.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
BBC Modern Studies USA

A website for intermediate or higher modern studies courses in Scotland. The reference section has information on the USA's political structure. The case studies look at issues of concern in the USA: Gun control, the Dream Act and Immigration Control.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

16-18 year olds
A Balloon's Journey

Follow the lost balloon across the world. It travels to a cold country, Iceland, in the north and a hot country, Lesotho in the south. Compare the features of the landscape in both countries and try the worksheets drawing hot and cold landscapes.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-7 year olds
How Ice Cracks Rocks

An animation with audio narration of how ice erosion happens. The site works well on an interactive whiteboard.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
Rocks

This resource introduces pupils to rocks as an everyday material. It covers the formation of metamorphic, sedimentary and igneous rocks, their properties, key vocabulary and the use of stone as a building material.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Deconstructive and Constructive Waves

Interactive diagrams of the two main types of waves.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
Transportation and Deposition

These IWB activities could be used to support the study of the development of coasts. They show animations of coastal processes and apply these to an example of transportation and deposition in Wales.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
Coastal Features Activity

Label the coastal features such as headland, sand dunes, stack, caves and more.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
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