This is a guide to the Lake District and the work and services provided by the Lake District National Park Authority. Interesting Management Plan outlines planned changes to the area. Section on conservation.Upland Limestone
Aimed at Higher Still students, this great site on Upland Limestone uses the Yorkshire Dales National Park as a case study to explore both the physical and social geography of the area. There are also exam style questions in the revision section.What is Weather?
'Nice weather we're having!' But what does it mean? Explore the seven main weather elements such as wind direction and force, temperature, sunshine and more. Find out how weather affects people. Useful Flash movies.Cracking the Ice Age
Ice ages explained and factors which affect climatic change. There are sections on the greenhouse effect and on continental movement. The latter demonstrates how the Himalayan mountain range was formed.Rivers and Coasts
A wonderful site from the BBC which has animated explanations about rivers and coastlines. You can see how their features are formed and how people are affected by them.Sustainable Development
Designed for geography teachers and Key Stage 3 students in Northern Ireland, this site from the BBC will not disappoint. There are super interactive activities to try.Rivers
An illustrated guide to rivers and their journey from source to the sea.Mapmaker Interactive
NatGeo Mapmaker Interactive from National Geographic has maps of countries providing lots of different information about each country.Thames Water Tools for Schools
Thames Water has a good range of resources for schools for pupils and teachers to support the teaching and learning about water. Arrange for a free talk in school through Thames Water Community Speaker programme.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.