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QCA Geography Units and information about the site.

Unit 6: Investigating our local area Unit 11: Water Unit 13: A contrasting UK locality.Unit 14: Investigating Rivers

What's in Your Backyard ? This area is a set of tools to allow you to explore environmental data, from the national level right down to your local environment.

Unit 8: Improving the environment. Unit 20: Local traffic - an environmental issue

Your local area: Local traffic The environment: Investigating rivers, water, weather around the world, the mountain environment, improving your environment.

Unit 4: Going to the seaside.

This Internet Big Book focuses on the seaside town of Dover, using a character called Sammy Seagull. It includes lots of geographical vocabulary hyperlinked, so that children can find the meanings..

The site also includes plans and resources that have been developed in Word and Textease format, to support the Internet book 'Sammy Seagull'.

Unit 4: Going to the seaside. QCA History Unit 3: What were seaside holidays like in the past?

This section of the Snaith site has a set of resources for teachers of KS1 who are interested in talking about the seaside with their children. It is based 'loosely' on the History & Geography seaside units.

Unit 4: Going to the Seaside. Unit 13: A contrasting UK locality

Goes directly to site of the seaside town of Rhyl. Scroll down and there are links to Llandudno, Welshpool, Denbigh and other interesting towns in Wales for children to compare.

Unit 4: Going to the Seaside. Unit 13: A contrasting UK locality

Click on Netty the dinosaur to go on a tour of the Isle of Wight. On each page click on Netty.

Unit 22: A contrasting locality overseas - Brazil. Unit 7: Weather around the world

Click on 'Start your trip' to find out about the culture, the weather,the environment, the history, social issues etc.of Brazil. A super site to visit for all KS2 and KS3 pupils.

Unit 10: A village in India

This site is for children aged 7-9, to give them an insight into the diverse culture and landscape of India. For each part there is a 'slide show' ... a bedtime story ... somewhere to keep 'notes' and suggestions for other web sites to explore.

Unit 22: A contrasting locality overseas

This section of the Snaith website offers firstly a look around the island of Dominica and then several activities to use in the classroom.

Unit 22: A contrasting locality overseas.

Pupils have to study the graph and work out where statements which could have been said by people living in Manaus, Brazil, might be best placed, giving reasons for their decisions. Cut and paste the graph and the sentences into a word processor to make a worksheet for your pupils. You can download the data in Excel format.

Unit 13: A contrasting UK locality Unit 9: Village Settlers

Interactive Aerial Photographs Experimenting with different types of questioning to support pupils interpretation of places using aerial photography. Photos with questions about Hanley, Colton, Abbots Bromley and Rugeley Power Station on the River Trent

Unit 1:: Around our school-the local area. Unit 2: How can we make our local area safer? Unit 6: Investigating our local area.

Your local area: Investigate your local area - likes, dislikes, local traffic - making your local area safer.

Unit 5: Where in the world is Barnaby Bear?

Scruff the dog goes on a European tour starting in Wales, going on to Hamburg and onto Patras.

Geog NC: 1a, b, c, 2c, d, 3a, b, d, e Unit 5: Where in the world is Barnaby Bear? NLS Y2 T2: S7, S9, NLS Y2 T3: T10, T19, T20, T21

Barnaby is a young bear of KS1 age (5-7 years) who visits many places both at home and around the world. The aim of Barnaby is to widen children's knowledge of other places. Because he is a thinking, feeling, sensitive bear he is able to reflect on the places he visits.

Unit 15: The mountain environment

Goetzens: A selection of pictures showing different scenes of the Austrian Alps. Click on an image to see it enlarged and right click to save on your hard drive in My Documents.

Unit 15: The mountain environment

Visit the Virtual Information Centre with introduction, history, issues, landscape, information factsheets, photos and links about the Lake District.

People and Places Unit 9: Village Settlers; Unit 10: A village overseas; Unit 16: What's in the news?; Unit 19: How and when we spend our time; Unit 24: Passport to the world;

The Environment Unit 7: Weather around the world; Unit 8:Improving the environment; Unit 11: Water; Unit 14: Investigating Rivers; Unit 15: The Mountain Environment;

Your Local Area Unit 6: Investigating our local area ; Unit 13: A contrasting UK locality; Unit 20 Local traffic;

This 4learning site offers information for the children, worksheets for the teacher to download, an image bank for each of the units, weblinks connected to the unit visited and onscreen activities to be done at home, by the children, to support the learning in school. An excellent site to visit for the non-specialist geography teacher.

Unit 14: Investigating rivers

This study is designed for use by Year 5/6 pupils.It looks at the changes along the River Alt, the causes of pollution, improving and maintaining the environment.

Unit 11: Water Unit 14: Investigating rivers

Water: Brainstorm on the computer about its uses and print out. River: sources, crossing them, floods, the course of the river. Learn about the Nile, the Amazon, the Ganges plus data about rivers.

Unit 14: Investigating rivers

National Geographic: Explore a river system, animated diagram plus related worksheets for you to download and cutomise.River conservation activities.

Unit 7: Weather around the world; Unit 16: What's in the news; Unit 15: The mountain environment.

BBC Weather centre

Unit 7: Weather around the world; Unit 16: What's in the news; Unit 15: The mountain environment

Weather using Yahoo. Browse by location. Includes satellites, up-to date weather reports for countries all around the world.

Geography KS2: NC PoS: 3a, 3d. Unit 7: Weather around the world.Unit 18: Connecting ourselves to the world.Unit 16: What's in the news

Earth Science Enterprise for kids. Air, Natural Hazards, Land and Water.Learn about how NASA tracks the weather, how El Nino affects you and try some weather related Science activities.

Geography KS1: NC PoS: 3a, 4a; KS2: NC PoS: 3a, 3d. Unit 7: Weather around the world. Unit 18: Connecting ourselves to the world.Unit 16: What's in the news?

Click on the Activities tag to find a series of projects and activities to help you measure and study different features of the weather in your local area. A selection of games have also been created to make learning about weather and climate even more fun. New ones will be added from time to time, so make sure you check regularly. Most of the activities are more suited to KS2 pupils.

Unit 24: Passport to the World

Maps and Facts: ( Find maps and facts about Germany on the web. Work out distances and learn a little about the metric system of weights and measures.) Tourist brochure: Match pictures to their descriptions.

Various units

Multimap - Free downlaodable maps of anywhere in the world at several scales. UK search by postcode or address.