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Using ICT to support active learning in Geography
Maria Nelson from Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana demonstrates how she uses students own devices to support active learning with her Geography class.

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Scoilnet Maps Lesson Plans and Worksheets
PPT about the Famine, its causes and aftermath.

Carbon Budget for 1.5 Degrees
YouTube animation modelling the Earth's atmosphere as a bucket filling with greenhouse gas from 1870 to 2019.

Mapwork Revision Notes
Short concise notes for students to learn about maps.

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Irelands national marine mapping programme has shared their real map of Ireland, interactive shipwreck map, and information on mapping the landscape of the seabed. Supporting teacher resources included.

Geographer - Dr. Susan Hegarty
Building Ireland was a TV series broadcast on RTÉ that explored how Ireland's great building achievements came to be, and their impact on the development of Irish towns and cities.

Urbanisation
Geography teacher, Tara Fitzharris, has created original resources (presentation and worksheets). She has also selecting some nice online digital visualisation tools for the topic of urbanisation.

The Earth's Structure
Millions of years ago all the continents fitted together in one large land mass called Pangea. It eventually broke up and all the continents drifted to their present-day positions.

Weather
Collection of resources on monitoring the weather, understanding a weather forecast, measuring the weather, and remembering the weather. Classroom activities included.

White Christmas
A white Christmas is when a snowflake is observed falling in the 24 hours of 25 December. What will the weather be like where you are this Christmas? Tara Fitzharris has lessons to help you explore.

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Scoilnet Maps
OSi’s large scale maps, aerial photography, historic maps and Discovery series for the Republic of Ireland. Viewable in all schools on the Schools Broadband Network. Log-in required from non-school locations.

Geography teachers can use the maps to introduce scale, area, distance, direction, national grid, grid references, heights/reliefs/slopes, drainage patterns, settlement patterns, sketch maps, historical settlement, and legends. Students can record their key skills progress using this teacher created reflection sheet.

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