Geography and all that Jazz
Random musings from the GeographyPages bloke... Visiting from outside the UK ? Add a comment please!
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
After two years, the final proofs have been checked, and the book "Look at it this Way" is in the final stages and should be in stock for the start of the new Autumn term (early October at the latest: it has to come from China...)
- further weblinks on the theme of landscapes
- further images of landscapes for use in the classroom
- some 'out-takes' that didn't make the final textbook
- further ideas for developing the lesson ideas in the book
Monday, July 13, 2009
This annual event takes place this year on the 31st of October at the Edinburgh Academy in Edinburgh.
The sister site to Discovering the Antarctic has now been launched, and is live.
Discovering the Arctic has a range of resources, images and activities which make it an essential visit for those using the Polar regions as a context for learning activities.
Developed by the RGS-IBG in association with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Scottish Association for Marine Science, and the British Antarctic Survey.
Labels: Discovering the Arctic
Friday, July 10, 2009
The Diplomas are coming...
Thursday, July 09, 2009
"I also wanted to try and get to the heart of why Sheffield was such a great place to live. I've thought the city is one of the best-kept secrets of Britain. I've had a go at exploring the ingredients that make up the city and contribute to it being such a great place to live.
"I hope that Sheffield can continue to be the radical city that shaped its creation, now more than ever we need to think about alternatives to the discredited status quo.
"Sheffield was one of the first industrial cities in the world, one of the first to de-industrialise, and hopefully the city which leads us into a greener, more equal and more sustainable future."
Me on Crosby Beach, 2007
Labels: Antony Gormley
Saturday, July 04, 2009
Earlier this year, Michael Palin was introduced as the new President of the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers)