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 7th 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 6th November 2014

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Hawaii | Kilauea | Volcanicity | Eruption | Response
Read the BBC News in pictures article on the current eruption of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii, possibly the most active volcano on earth. Suggested student tasks Identify cause, effects and responses from the article. Where is Pahoa?  Source Read more...

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Thursday 9th October 2014

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Japan | Vulcanicity | Disaster | Ash
Mount Ontake (御嶽山 Ontake-san) is the second highest volcano in Japan (after Mount Fuji) at 3,067 m.  It was thought to have been extinct until a series of eruptions occurred in 1979; there were further eruptions in 1991 and 2007. Without warning on Read more...

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Thursday 11th September 2014

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Hawaii | Eruption | Vulcanicity | Response
Read the BBC news article about trying to stop or divert a flow of lava. Student tasks: Why is it difficult to stop a lava flow? Name three locations where people have attempted to stop or divert a lava flow. List four methods people have Read more...

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