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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Thursday 12 July 2018


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Heat wave | Weather | UK | Effects of extreme weather
Read the following article from the BBC about the heat wave which hit the UK in June and July 2018. UK weather: What are the effects of a heat wave? The Met Office define a heat wave as: "an extended period of hot weather relative to the expected Read more...

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Thursday 07 June 2018


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Volcanic eruption | preparation | responses
Read the following two articles on the current volcanic eruption in Guatemala which look at the rescue operations taking place. 1. BBC news: Guatemala volcano: Emergency agency 'failed to heed warnings' 2. The Guardian: Guatemala volcano: fresh Read more...

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Thursday 26 April 2018


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fracking | energy | energy resources
Read the following article from The Independent newspaper about how many fracking wells would be needed to reduce gas imports to the UK . Then use our resources on fracking in the UK to understand the conflicts surrounding the use of this contentious Read more...

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Tuesday 09 May 2017


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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 further developing this energy resource and the issues related to this. Full Read more...


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