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 26th 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 9th 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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Thursday 10th September 2015

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Scotland | Primary school | Ross and Cromarty | off-grid | renewable energy
Read the article: Remote school with just five pupils needs a new teacher Use the article to answer the following questions: Where is Scoraig? How can people travel to Scoraig from the 'outside world'? What facilities exist in the settlement? Read more...

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Wednesday 17th December 2014

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Greenpeace | Renewable energy | Peru | Protest
The students should read the BBC news article and watch the video concerning a recent Greenpeace protest in Peru. Background The 20th session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol took place from 1 to 14 December in Lima, Peru. About Read more...

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