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Book reviews: KS3 Geography Teachers’ Toolkits

The Geographical Association has been somewhere I have continued to turn to as a source of teaching resources and support throughout my teaching activities at various educational levels – from the PGCE when the Secondary Geography handbook was an introductory … Continue reading

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Exploration Beyond this Earth: Jodrell Bank Observatory

At the weekend I had the chance to visit the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, home to the Lovell telescope. Jodrell Bank is a centre for Astrophysics for the University of Manchester involved with studies and projects including: e-Merlin: Multi-Element … Continue reading

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Incredible view of fire across the earth as viewed from space

Originally viewed on the Wired Science,this video uses a pair of earth monitoring satellites (Terra satellite, launched in 1999, and the Aqua satellite, launched in 2002), NASA has recorded the fires that have occurred across the earth over the past … Continue reading

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Scale: From Earth to Outer Space

The credit for finding this video has to go to the author of Blogstronomy (a great astronomy blog or any of you who are interested in things a little more out of this world),    originally seen in this post: … Continue reading

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A Guide to Human Geography

As part of  a G&T residential course for Geography students, I taught one session on some of the key aspects of human geography: A few of the best books to introduce students to the ideas of human geography I would … Continue reading

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