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Vendeé Globe 2016

Vendeé Globe 2016 by Scoilnet

The Vendeé Globe competition is the most famous sailing race in the world with competitors competing solo, non-stop and without resistance. Enda O'Coineen is Ireland's first entry into the Vendeé Globe race. Track and learn about the journey Enda O'Coineen is embarking on with the following resources.

Learn more about the race by visiting www.vendeeglobe.org.


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Longitude/ Latitude

Vendee Globe Race Tracker Map

http://www.independent.ie/incoming/...r?token=-1620353590&previewAll=true Added: 08 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

The Vendée Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance. On the 6th November 2016, Enda O’Coineen will be the first ever Irishman to take part in this incredible race. This fun course map can be used to join in the adventure and follow Enda’s journey as he sails around the world from west to east.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: On the map, there is a suggested use section to using the map in the classroom. Teachers should refer to this section as a guide.

JC
Geography

Strand: Practical Skills

Strand unit: Map Interpretation

Suggestions for use: On the map, there is a suggested use section to using the map in the classroom. Teachers should refer to this section as a guide

Asset type: Image
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Vendee Globe Challenge - Live Tracking Map

http://tracking2016.vendeeglobe.org/hp5ip0/?cs=8 Added: 09 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

An excellent topical resource to track the racers around the world as they compete on the Vendeé Global Sailing Challenge. The tracking system is updated throughout the racers movements. Teachers and students can keep track of where the racers are and who is in the lead or even how well the Kilcullen team are doing.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Keep daily tracks on the progress of the Vendeé Global competition challenge using this resource. Reinforce the educational aspect behind the resource by referring to mapping skills, co-ordinates or learning about the location/ oceans the racers are passing by. Use resource as a stimulus to catching students interest in learning about maps and the world.

JC
Geography

Suggestions for use: Keep daily tracks on the progress of the Vendeé Global competition challenge using this resource. Reinforce the educational aspect behind the resource by referring to mapping skills, co-ordinates or learning about the location/ oceans the racers are passing by. Use resource as a stimulus to catching students interest in learning about maps and the world.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Vendeé Globe Challenge 2016 Official Map

http://www.vendeeglobe.org/public/d...ion/map-vg2016-hd-en-660a1594dd.pdf Added: 17 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

he Vendée Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance. On the 6th November 2016, Enda O’Coineen will be the first ever Irishman to take part in this incredible race. This is the official map from Vendeé Globe Challenge website.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Track Team Ireland as Enda O'Coineen competes in the Vendeé Globe Challenge 2016. Learn about the oceans, countries or longitudes/latitudes with this tracking map.

JC
Geography

Strand: Practical Skills

Strand unit: Map Interpretation

Suggestions for use: Track Team Ireland as Enda O'Coineen competes in the Vendeé Globe Challenge 2016. Learn about the oceans, countries or longitudes/latitudes with this tracking map.

Asset type: Image
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Meet the Racers - Vendee Globe Challenge

http://www.vendeeglobe.org/en/skippers/79/stephane-le-diraison Added: 09 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Check out the racers who are competing in the Vendeé Global challenge using this reference. Students and teachers can quickly out the racers Geo-location, weather conditions they are experiencing, see the photograph of the racers and see their position on a map. The race time is also recorded on the top of the website page.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Keep daily tracks on the progress of the Vendeé Global competition challenge using this resource. Reinforce the educational aspect behind the resource by referring to mapping skills, co-ordinates or learning about the location/ oceans the racers are passing by. Use resource as a stimulus to catching students interest in learning about maps and the world.

JC
Geography

Strand: Practical Skills

Suggestions for use: Keep daily tracks on the progress of the Vendeé Global competition challenge using this resource. Reinforce the educational aspect behind the resource by referring to mapping skills, co-ordinates or learning about the location/ oceans the racers are passing by. Use resource as a stimulus to catching students interest in learning about maps and the world.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Locating Continents and Oceans

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/World_GL.swf Added: 20 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Simulation

A guide to locating and naming the oceans and continents of the world. Each continent and ocean has information associated with it. Good as an introduction to the world map.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Use the animation as a way of introducing the oceans and continents slowly to the class. Students can use the resource as a reference when completing project work on the world.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Ocean and Wind Currents

http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/educat...e/media/ocean_and_wind_currents.swf Added: 14 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Simulation

An animation which allows users to visual the ocean and wind circulation patterns around the globe. Users can interchange between ocean currents, wind currents or even look at the similarities between both.

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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:

  • develop simple understanding of some atmospheric features
  • develop some awareness of weather patterns in other parts of Ireland and factors influencing climate in the locality and in Ireland

Suggestions for use: A nice resource for students to view as a stimulus to classroom discussion on climate factors.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Oceans of the World

http://world-geography-games.com/oceans.html Added: 05 Jan 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Game

Identify the location of five oceans around the world. Solutions given. Ability to replay and score recorded.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

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

Suggestions for use: Use as part of a whole-class activity on the IWB or class computer.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Label the Continents

http://www.softschools.com/social_studies/continents/map2.swf Added: 14 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Game

An interactive resource whereby students need to label the continents of the world. Students can drag and drag the labels to the corresponding positions. The resource automatically corrects the labels for the student, thus providing instant student feedback.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Student to use the resource individually and screen-shot their results for teacher to see/record.

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Rights: All rights reserved
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Continents of the World

http://www.henryanker.com/Other_Tes...inents/World_7_Continents_Set_1.swf Added: 14 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Game

An interactive quiz whereby students need to locate the various continents of the world on the map. A teacher, Mr. Anker created the resource.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Use the resource as an interactive for class. Teacher should project onto the board. Set class into teams with mini-whiteboards. Groups write the answers onto the board and hold up to show their groups answer.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Continents & Countries - Geospy

http://www.missmaggie.org/geospy_files/geospy.swf Added: 14 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Game

Interactive student friendly resource for learning about the location of continents and countries using a game format learning process. Students learn through trail and error.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Students play the game to learn about the location of continents and countries in the world map. Students can use their map to research where the questioned continent/ country is before answering the game question.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Continents of the World Scrabble Game

http://www.proprofs.com/games/word-...ramble/the-continents-of-the-world/ Added: 14 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

A nice starter activity to help students literacy skills with spelling the names of the continents. The game involves students rearranging the letters to form the name of the continent within the time-frame given.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Starter activity to play individually or as a whole class.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Continents

http://test.scoilnet.ie/Res/gerodonovan090899133449_2.html Added: 07 Apr 2000 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Exercises that cover the seven continents across the world. Includes a wordsearch, map work and other activities.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Natural Environments

Strand unit: Physical Features

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Countries of the World

http://world-geography-games.com/countries_continents.html Added: 05 Jan 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Interactive tool which tests the user's knowledge of the location of countries. Choose from one of the continents - Africa, Asia, Australia and Oceania, Europe, North America, South America. Users are asked to click on the location of a given country. Solutions given.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Human Environments

Strand unit: People and Other Lands

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • develop a sense of belonging to local, county, national, European and international communities
  • study some aspects of the environments and lives of people in one location in Europe and one location in another part of the world

Suggestions for use: This is a fun activity to try as a class-based activity on the IWB. Be aware that if you pick Europe there are 46 countries to choose from. And if you pick N America you will have to place all the islands of the Caribbean. But it works really well and looks great.

JC
Geography

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: Fun activity for start of year. Be aware that if you pick Europe there are 46 countries to choose from. And if you pick N America you will have to place all the islands of the Caribbean. But it works really well and looks great.

Key Skills: Literacy

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Learn about the Countries

http://mrnussbaum.com/maps/worldgrip.swf Added: 14 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Reference

A resource where students can glide the mouse over any country to find more information about the resource. The resource has been created by a teacher Mr. Nussbaum. Population, area and capital can be viewed. Check reliability of research.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: A guide to introducing students to countries and world map.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Climate Zone - Weather Around the World.

http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/educat...her_climate/media/climate_zones.swf Added: 14 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Reference

An interactive world map of countries whereby students can click on a chosen country to learn about that countries climate and weather. Zones are also colour coded with an identification key located underneath the map.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: A resource to help students learn about the varying climate and weather around the world.

JC
Geography

Strand: Practical Skills

Suggestions for use: A resource to help students learn about the varying climate and weather around the world.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Global Explorers

http://learn.christianaid.org.uk/globalexplorerswhiteboard/index.html Added: 21 Mar 2013 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

Spin the globe to investigate climate change, disasters, wealth and poverty, healthy eating, active citizenship and the work of a faith-based charity through real life stories.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SPHE

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Suggestions for use: Activity 1: Split the class into small groups and give each a worksheet with one of the Global Explorers featured countries written
on it. Find out: a) where in the world their country is, b) the capital city of that country, c) what the country’s flag is. They should add the information to their worksheet. <br>
Activity 2: Read the Real life story linked with each country and fill out a page divided in 4 as follows: In box 1 write factual information about the story. In box 2 write good oints/advantages seen in the story. In box 3 write bad points/disadvantages seen in the story. In box 4 they should write their feelings/emotional response to the story. <br>
Activity 3: Report Back to other groups what they found.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Interactive Time Zones (Flash Required)

http://www.timeticker.com Added: 04 Jan 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

Use this map of the world to locate any country and the time zone it is in. It will also pronounce any country or city listed.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Measures

Strand unit: Time

Suggestions for use: none

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Longtitude ans Latitude

http://www.worldtimezone.com/ Added: 02 Mar 2011 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

Discover how the world is divided up into different Time Zones. (Contains some advertising.)

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Pupils will be able to work out for themselves how far countries are ahead/behind us in hours. You can build some Maths activities into the use.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Find the Time

http://www.worldtimeserver.com/ Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Want to find the time in any country, province or state around the world? No matter what time zone a country or city is located in, World Time Server will determine the time.

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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: Find the time anywhere in the world.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Longitude and Latitude Animation

http://astro.unl.edu/naap/motion1/animations/tc_globe.swf Added: 14 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Presentation / Simulation

An interactive online resource where students can adjust the longitude and latitude lines on the globe to locate positions on the globe/ map. Students can also click on the "open google maps" to check out the location further.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Project onto the board as an aid when explaining the terms longitude and latitude to the class.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Longitude & Latitude

https://31st.wikispaces.com/file/vi...3%CE%BC%CE%AD%CE%BD%CE%B5%CF%82.swf Added: 14 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Presentation

A visual presentation to guide students in learning about the keywords longitude and latitude. The presentation contains a step by step guide and introduces the terms separately. Students are then given an option to locate certain places on the globe using the terms longitude and latitude.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Project resource onto the board display to guide students in learning about longitude and latitude.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Longitude and Latitude Map Display

https://www.classzone.com/books/ear...303/flash/es0303_p2_gridearth_e.swf Added: 14 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Presentation

An interactive 2D map whereby students can choose between showing the longitude lines/ latitude lines or both the longitude and latitude lines.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Project image of the map onto the board to help students distinguish between the terms longitude and latitude.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Longitude and Latitude Identification Game

http://www.purposegames.com/game/longitude-and-latitude-quiz Added: 14 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

A simple purpose game for students to play in order to recap the identification of locations on the globe using longitude and latitude. The resource records the correct matches, time taken to complete and along with final overall percentage. Therefore, providing instant feedback.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: A self assessment tool for individual students to use for revision, re-cap or plenary activities.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Describing Your Globe

http://www.replogleglobes.com/swf/aboutGlobes.swf Added: 14 Nov 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Presentation

An online presentation looking at how to describe your globe. Keywords are described visually through animation. Keywords include equator, prime meridian, zero point, latitude, longitude, 23.5 degrees, time dial along with ships, explorers and sea creatures.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Project presentation onto the board for students to use in describing the globe.

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