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Scoilnet Maps

https://maps.scoilnet.ie/ Added: 06 Feb 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Lesson Plan / Tool

Provides access to detailed Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) maps, including historical maps, and aerial photographs. Enables easy comparison between maps and images. Also allows user to create, copy and adapt resources for their particular use. Two versions available - one for iPads/tablets and a Flash-based version for IWB and PCs/laptops. The World Maps viewer contains superb satellite images/photos of Ireland and is fully accessible from inside and outside the Schools Broadband Network (SBN). The OSi Maps viewer is restricted to the SBN but teachers with a Scoilnet Account can access via log-in.

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SC Geography
JC Geography
3-4 5-6 SESE Geography
TY TY Subject Sampling

How it maps to the curriculum

SC
Geography

Strand: C3 GI and Skills

Strand unit: Map & Aerial Photograph Interpretation

JC
Geography

Strand: Supplementary Resources

Strand unit: Maps

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking Numeracy

3-4
5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

TY
TY Subject Sampling

Strand: Geography

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Counties of Ireland - Interactive Quiz

http://www.edware.ie/graphics/ireland_flash.swf Added: 12 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Simulation

A lovely interactive quiz to challenge your students ability to identify and locate the counties of Ireland. If students click the incorrect county, a hint will be offered to help with identifying the location. The map will be colour coded at the end of the quiz, correct first time will be green, correct with hint will be orange and incorrect will be red. The quiz is also timed throughout.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Use the animation in class to help students to revise their counties. Allow time for groups to practice completing the quiz together then compete groups using the main board.

Strand: Mapping & Geog Skills

Suggestions for use: Use the animation in class to help students to revise their counties. Allow time for groups to practice completing the quiz together then compete groups using the main board.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Mountains, Rivers & Towns in Ireland

http://www.toporopa.eu/en/uk_ireland.html Added: 12 Mar 2015 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Online, colourful quiz in which users must identify the location of major rivers, lakes, mountains and town in Ireland.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Natural Environments

Strand unit: Land, Rivers, Seas of My County

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with the names and locations of some major natural features in the county

Suggestions for use: Play at the end of the week during which you have been teaching some aspect of rivers, mountains and lakes in Ireland. Should only take 5-10 mins, but it is a really colourful resource. Perfect for IWB.

Strand: Natural Environments

Strand unit: Land, Rivers, Seas of My County

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with the names and locations of some major natural features in Ireland

Suggestions for use: Play at the end of the week during which you have been teaching some aspect of rivers, mountains and lakes in Ireland. Should only take 5-10 mins, but it is a really colourful resource. Perfect for IWB.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Mountains, Rivers & Lakes

http://www.osi.ie/Education/Primary...ountains,-Rivers-Lakes-%281%29.aspx Added: 18 Jan 2010 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

Short list of the kind of features that can be found on a map - towns, mountains, forests, roads and much more. Ideal for younger pupils unfamiliar with maps. From Ordnance Survey Ireland.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE Geography

Strand: Natural Environments

Strand unit: Land, Rivers, Seas of My County

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

Italy Facts and Pictures -- National Geographic Kids

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/italy/ Added: 14 Apr 2014 Contributor: Patrick Coffey 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
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Weatherdude

http://www.wxdude.com/ Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game / Guide/notes / Audio / Video

Look at the funny aspects of weather and how it effects us. The site contains a meteorological A to Z, weather songs as well as a lot of activities.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Natural Environments

Strand unit: Weather, Climate & Atmosphere

Suggestions for use: Weather A to Z, songs and a look at the funnier side of the weather.

Strand: Natural Environments

Strand unit: Weather, Climate & Atmosphere

Suggestions for use: Weathr A to Z, songs and a look at the funnier side of the weather.

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

Physical Geography Revision Notes

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/18050/17729.pdf Added: 22 Jul 2016 Contributor: Tara Fitzharris Resource type: Guide/notes

Short bullet pointed notes for some of the main essay questions asked in the leaving certificate exam about the Physical Geography section of the paper

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
Geography

Strand: C1: Physical Environment

Suggestions for use: This could be used in class as a visual aid when discussing the physical geography section or as an aid to students to help them to construct their own essays on the topic

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

What is a River System?

http://www.cgeducation.ca/resources...om_activities/docs/river_system.pdf Added: 16 May 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Page of notes explaining the main terms associated with rivers - source, tributary, floodplain, meander, wetlands, watershed.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Natural Environments

Strand unit: Land, Rivers, Seas of My County

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • develop some familiarity with the relationship of these features with each other and with elements of the built environment such as roads, bridges, towns and cities

Suggestions for use: Very basic information. Ask the students to identify some of the elements here with rivers in their locality.

Strand: Natural Environments

Strand unit: Land, Rivers, Seas of My County

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with the names and locations of some major natural features in Ireland

Suggestions for use: Very basic information. Ask the students to identify some of the elements here with rivers in their locality.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

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