This is a great geography Key Stage 4 resource as well as one that is useful for youth group settings. We live in a world in which people’s lives are linked across continents and countries. Much of our food and its ingredients travel long distances before we put it on our plate. But what do […]
The activity explores the history of European colonisation through studying maps and globes. It considers the way in which the earth can be measured – distance, area and so on and addresses how maps as spatial representations can intentionally or otherwise mislead us in our view of the world. Global citizenship competences addressed: […]
The students discuss the distribution of land use patterns in different countries and, at the same time, get into the topic of ratios. The climatic and geographical differences in terms of land use are also addressed. They work with data and get to know advantages and disadvantages of simplification and modelling and question the use […]
This resource was produced for the Global Learning Programme (GLP), England.
Teaching ideas and useful links
A collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest. So, for example, on a map showing population, China and India are much larger than their land mass, whilst Australia becomes a tiny sliver of
This free BAFTA-winning website from Oxfam explores the idea of maps, and how they affect our perspective on the world. The website includes several highly addictive games which follow the trail of the cartoon character Moley.
The Polish Language and Culture pack helps primary teachers introduce aspects of Polish language and culture to their pupils.
This ‘atlas of water’ maps the competing claims on limited water supplies – made by farmers, industrialists and householders – and investigates the uses and abuses of the resource, as well as the vexed question of how it can be equitably managed.
This book is an excellent tool for understanding the Middle East and its pivotal role in global politics. It explores the complexity of the region: its emergence from fallen empires, the shaping of its current contours by oil and outside intervention