Geography in the news

Up to the minute teaching ideas and activities to keep your lessons up to date and cutting edge!

See below for teaching activities based around current news stories, videos or articles.


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Tuesday 09 May 2017


Keywords

alternative energy | wind energy | wind farms | wind power
Read the following article from The Guardian newspaper about an offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Then use our resources on wind farms in the UK to understand how we are developing this energy resource and the issues related to it. Full tilt: Read more...

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Thursday 06 April 2017


Keywords

tropical storms | cyclones | natural hazards
Cyclone Debbie has hit the north-eastern Australian state of Queensland, bringing fierce gales and heavy rain along with it.
Read the following article from the BBC and then look at our resources which can be used to supplement your students knowledge and understanding of tropical storms/cyclones. Cyclone Debbie: Deadly storm batters Australia The powerful Cyclone 'Debbie', Read more...

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Thursday 09 March 2017


Keywords

coastal processes | coastal erosion | sea arch
Read the following articles from The Guardian and The Telegraph newspapers and then complete one of the accompanying resources on coastal processes and landforms. 'It's heartbreaking': Maltese mourn collapse of Azure Window arch Malta's Read more...

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Thursday 02 February 2017


Keywords

sustainability | fishing | climate change |
A fish market at Nagor harbour in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India. The bay can provide only a meagre living: 61% of fisherfolk live below the poverty line. Photograph: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg/Getty Images
Read the following article in The Guardian newspaper to supplement our two great resources on sustainable fishing. Bay of Bengal: depleted fish stocks and huge dead zone signal tipping point. The Bay of Bengal basin contains some of the most populated Read more...

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