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Countries of Europe Learning Path

By Karl Meehan

Learn more about some of the countries of Europe. Find out more information on the countries of Spain, Italy, Germany, Great Britain and more. Contains PowerPoints, teaching ideas, information pages and songs from other countries.
9 resources in this Learning Path

1

Spain

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/14843/14482.pptx Added: 23 Jul 2015 Contributor: Karl Meehan Resource type: Guide/notes / Audio / Video / Presentation

Comprehensive PowerPoint taking a more detailed look at the country of Spain. Find out more about it's capital, flag, food, festivals and sports stars among others. This presentation also contains links to some YouTube videos.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Ideal for use on the IWB as part of a whole class lesson. Suitable as part of project work. This PowerPoint could act as a stimulus for other related activities such as fact files, station teaching, art work and so on.

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
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2

Spain: Station Teaching Ideas

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/14844/14483.docx Added: 23 Jul 2015 Contributor: Karl Meehan Resource type: Guide/notes / Lesson Plan

Help children develop their knowledge of Spain with these worksheets designed for independent learning. This document contains activity sheets in relation to map-work, festivals, food and language.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: These activity sheets can be used as part of station teaching or as part of a whole class lesson. Ipads or tablets are required for the last station or alternatively it could be completed on the IWB.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

3

Tours Of France and Moscow.

http://www.studentsoftheworld.info/menu_visits.html Added: 14 Feb 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game / Other

Presenting an inteactive site offering virtual tours of famous sites in Moscow and France. Feel like you are actually visiting Paris, Normandy and Moscow.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Human Environments

Strand unit: People and Other Lands

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

4

Italy Facts and Pictures -- National Geographic Kids

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/italy/ Added: 14 Apr 2014 Contributor: Patrick Resource type: Guide/notes / Audio / Video

Facts, videos, maps on Italy. The video looks at the changes over time in a particular area of Rome - Trastevere

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE Geography

Strand: Human Environments

Strand unit: People and Other Lands

Suggestions for use: Can be used in class on the IWB. Will require a lot of clicking. The video could be played and form the basis of how towns change over time and asking if changes are for the better.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

5

Welcome to Germany

http://home.freeuk.net/elloughton13/gwelcome.htm Added: 09 Sep 2011 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game / Other

View maps and facts of Germany, discover what they make in Germany and compile a tourist brochure using clues!

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE Geography

Strand: Human Environments

Strand unit: People and Other Lands

Suggestions for use: Requres active participation from the class.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

6

Germans

http://www.everyculture.com/wc/Germany-to-Jamaica/Germans.html Added: 18 Apr 2012 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

General information about the German people - population, language, folklore, religion, family life and food. Also includes sections on leisure activities and lists some of the great German composers. (Contains some advertising.)

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Human Environments

Strand unit: People and Other Lands

Suggestions for use: This will provide children with easy-to-read notes on another people in Europe. It would be ideal for project work. Students could be directed to the page if the class was in a computer room.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

7

Great Britain- Our Nearest Neighbour

http://projectbritain.com/ Added: 02 Mar 2011 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Discover loads and facts and information on Great Britain through this excellent school project.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Human Environments

Strand unit: People and Other Lands

Suggestions for use: Set the children the challenge of creating an A-Z factfile on Great Britain

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

8

Interactive Geography Quizes - Toporopa

http://www.toporopa.eu/en/index.html Added: 28 Mar 2012 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

Train your brain using these interactive Geography quizzes. Quizzes included are on countries, capitals, sea, islands, mountains, rivers, England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Island, Cities in Ireland & UK, Ireland, counties of Ireland, counties of England, districts of Northern Ireland, countries, rivers, flags, mountains, seas, the EU, capitals, monarchies, regions, islands, the eurozone, battles, volcanoes and lakes.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Natural Environments

Strand unit: Physical Features

Suggestions for use: Very visual resource which would be ideal for the IWB or class computer. Get the children to call out the correct answers or target individual children for answers. Children could also use independently but there are a lot of countries so it could take some time.

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Very visual resource which would be ideal for the IWB or class computer. Get the children to call out the correct answers or target individual children for answers. Children could also use independently but there are a lot of countries so it could take some time.


Strand: Natural Environments

Strand unit: Physical Features

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with the names and approximate location of a small number of major world physical features
  • learn about a small number of the major natural features of Europe

Suggestions for use: Very visual resource which would be ideal for the IWB or class computer. Get the children to call out the correct answers or target individual children for answers. Children could also use independently but there are a lot of countries so it could take some time.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

9

Songs and Nursery Rhymes From Foreign Lands.

http://www.mamalisa.com/world/europe.html Added: 17 Feb 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Audio / Video

Presenting songs and nursery rhymes from a variety of countries across the globe. All songs are complete with words and audio.

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How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
SESE Geography

Strand: Human Environments

Strand unit: People and Other Lands

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

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