School level

Geography

Rocks and Denudation Revision Test

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/18297/17978.pdf Added: 09 Aug 2016 Contributor: Tara Fitzharris Resource type: Assessment

A simple revision test that can be photocopied based on the Rocks and Denudation section of the course. It includes a marking scheme. There is also a place for students to write their predicted grade allowing them to self evaluate their own work.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Geography

Strand: 1. Exploring the Physical World

Strand unit: 2. Rock Types

Suggestions for use: This can be used as a class test to assess students understanding of the topic or it can be photocopied and completed by students as a homework exercise to revise the Rocks and Denudation section

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking Managing Myself

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Language: English
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The Earth - Revision Test

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/18257/17938.docx Added: 09 Aug 2016 Contributor: Tara Fitzharris Resource type: Assessment

A simple revision test that can be photocopied based on the Earth section of the course. It includes a marking scheme. There is also a place for students to write their predicted grade allowing them to self evaluate their own work.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Geography

Strand: 1. Exploring the Physical World

Strand unit: 1. Structure of the Earth (Volcanoes, etc..)

Suggestions for use: This can be used as a class test to assess students understanding of the topic or it can be photocopied and completed by students as a homework exercise to revise the Earth section

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Weather Warning Activities

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/24829/24552.pptx Added: 16 Oct 2017 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type:

A PPT presentation with activities for students to complete. The aim of the lesson is to encourage students to know the various weather warnings and conditions associated with each weather warning. Excellent digital weather monitoring tools linked at the end of the presentation to monitor weather conditions.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Natural Environments

Strand unit: Weather, Climate & Atmosphere

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • record and display simple weather observations in systematic way using graphs, charts and common meteorological symbols
JC
Geography

Strand: 1. Exploring the Physical World

Strand unit: 8. Gather, Record & Interpret Weather Data

Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Share Alike Creative Commons
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Urbanisation Revision Test

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19172/18856.pdf Added: 03 Sep 2016 Contributor: Tara Fitzharris Resource type: Assessment

A simple revision test that can be photocopied based on the Urbanisation section of the course. It includes a marking scheme. There is also a place for students to write their predicted grade allowing them to self evaluate their own work.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Geography

Strand: 3. Exploring People, Place and Change

Strand unit: 4. Rural & Urban Settlement in Ireland

Suggestions for use: This can be used as a class test to assess students understanding of the topic or it can be photocopied and completed by students as a homework exercise to revise the Urbanisation section

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking Literacy Managing Myself

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Language: English
Rights: Attribution Creative Commons
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First Year Geography Christmas Exam

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/25142/24866.pdf Added: 27 Nov 2017 Contributor: Tara Fitzharris Resource type: Assessment

A simple Christmas test that can be photocopied based on Section 1: Our Habitat (The Earth, Rocks and Denudation and Shaping the Earth's Crust) section of the course. It includes a marking scheme. There is also a place for students to write their predicted grade allowing them to self evaluate their own work.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Geography

Strand: Supplementary Resources

Suggestions for use: This can be photocopied and used for an hour long house exam for first years geography students or it can be used as a revision test with classes.

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Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Primary Economic Activities Revision Test

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19173/18857.pdf Added: 03 Sep 2016 Contributor: Tara Fitzharris Resource type: Assessment

A simple revision test that can be photocopied based on the Primary Economic Activities section of the course. It includes a marking scheme. There is also a place for students to write their predicted grade allowing them to self evaluate their own work.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Geography

Strand: 2. How We Interact With the Physical World

Strand unit: 3. Primary Activities Influenced by Landscape

Suggestions for use: This can be used as a class test to assess students understanding of the topic or it can be photocopied and completed by students as a homework exercise to revise the Primary Economic Activities section

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking Literacy Managing Myself

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Language: English
Rights: Attribution Creative Commons
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Settlement Revision Test

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19171/18855.pdf Added: 03 Sep 2016 Contributor: Tara Fitzharris Resource type: Assessment

A simple revision test that can be photocopied based on the Settlement section of the course. It includes a marking scheme. There is also a place for students to write their predicted grade allowing them to self evaluate their own work.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Geography

Strand: 3. Exploring People, Place and Change

Strand unit: 4. Rural & Urban Settlement in Ireland

Suggestions for use: This can be used as a class test to assess students understanding of the topic or it can be photocopied and completed by students as a homework exercise to revise the Settlement section

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Language: English
Rights: Attribution Creative Commons
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Secondary Economic Activities Revision Test

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19174/18858.pdf Added: 03 Sep 2016 Contributor: Tara Fitzharris Resource type: Assessment

A simple revision test that can be photocopied based on the Secondary Economic Activities section of the course. It includes a marking scheme. There is also a place for students to write their predicted grade allowing them to self evaluate their own work.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Geography

Strand: 3. Exploring People, Place and Change

Strand unit: 6. Global Patterns of Economic Development

Suggestions for use: This can be used as a class test to assess students understanding of the topic or it can be photocopied and completed by students as a homework exercise to revise the Secondary Economic Activities section

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking Literacy Managing Myself

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Language: English
Rights: Attribution Creative Commons
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Population Density

https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/EN.POP.DNST Added: 25 Jan 2018 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Tool

A tool from the World Bank that allows the display or comparison of population density figures (per sq km) for countries, regions and income groups. The data covers the period 1960 to 2016 and can be visually presented through a graph, bar or map.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
Geography

Strand: C2: Regional Geography

Strand unit: Ireland

Suggestions for use: Use the tool to explore comparisons of population dynamics between Ireland and another country or region. Investigate reasons for change. The tool can also be used to explore other variables, e.g. CO2 emissions. The tool will require a few minutes familiarisation but it is responsive and presents a strong visual for the class. Students will be able to use easily.


Strand: E5: Human Environment

Strand unit: Dynamics of Population

Suggestions for use: Use the tool to explore comparisons of population dynamics between Ireland and another country or region. Investigate reasons for change. The tool can also be used to explore other variables, e.g. CO2 emissions. The tool will require a few minutes familiarisation but it is responsive and presents a strong visual for the class. Students will be able to use easily.

JC
Geography

Strand: 3. Exploring People, Place and Change

Strand unit: 3. Population Change: Ireland & DC

Suggestions for use: Use the tool to explore comparisons of population dynamics between Ireland and another country or region. Investigate reasons for change. The tool can also be used to explore other variables, e.g. CO2 emissions. The tool will require a few minutes familiarisation but it is responsive and presents a strong visual for the class. Students will be able to use easily.

Key Skills: Being Creative Managing Information and Thinking Numeracy

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English , French , Spanish
Rights: All rights reserved
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The Burren

http://www.theburrencentre.ie/geography-module-2/ Added: 04 Aug 2015 Contributor: Tara Fitzharris Resource type: Case Study / Guide/notes / Lesson Plan / Reference

Use these lessons plans and student worksheets in class to enhance the teaching of karst landscapes.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Geography

Strand: 1. Exploring the Physical World

Strand unit: 2. Rock Types

Suggestions for use: The lessons plans can be used to incorporate map work with the teaching of rocks and their landscapes. The worksheets can be used to facilitate class discussion on flora, fauna and environmental issues in the region.

Key Skills: Being Creative Communicating Working with Others Literacy

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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