Generally the author has to savagely pound a square peg into a round hole, with regrettable results. The classic horrible example is deep space fighter aircraft. Most pulp falls for the old Space Is An Ocean fallacy along with the related misconceptions. Many pulp writers figured they were the first to have the bright idea of transplating the colorful legend of the dreaded Sargasso Sea into science fiction.
Map of Japan Geography: A summary report is here.
There is a very useful commentary and response to the report on the GA website. This is based on a real event and experience of a local presenter. Download mystery cards and task here.
Student protesters and Space a geographical investigation Many secondary school students will aware of the recent protests about university tuition fees and the abolition of the Educational Maintenance Allowance, and many of them will be directly affected by the impact of the Government decisions that prompted these protests.
A one-off lesson at the start of next term, I hope that you might find the attached materials useful for classroom use. For further information, or feedback, please email Chris Kelly at ckelly15 btinternet. As geographers we deal sensitively with events like this. Members of the geography community have pulled together to find information and to create teaching resources.
There are several links on the SLN forum which may help you find some appropriate materials to use in class.
Our thoughts are with all those affected by the flooding in Cumbria. A Different View is a manifesto from the Geographical Association.
But the world changes, and so does the curriculum. A Different View, and the supporting materials on this website, a re designed to be used in any context where geography is taught, explained, encouraged or promoted. We are particularly pleased that the following schools in Staffordshire have the awards.
Michael Chiles and Belgrave students celebrate Quality Mark status! Two Rivers collected their award at the GA conference in Manchester. Staff and pupils enjoyed their visit to The University of Manchester by train. Two Rivers is one of only two special schools to be recognised in this way. Well done to all staff and pupils.
Staffordshire schools with Primary Geography Quality Marks: Snowy resources Thanks to Chris Kelly, Charles Edward Brooke School, Lambeth who has just produced resources for his local Geography teachers network in Lambeth and Southwark, and thought they might be of some use to colleagues elsewhere.
Please visit the website of the Badia Project for more photos from the tour and study units. Dan Rudge from Bracknell, has trawlled through the internet to create zip files of resources on Cyclone Nargis and China earthquake. Many thanks to the GA and Rob Chambers for most of the links.
The files includes images, PowerPoints, video clips and newspaper clips all date ordered so hopefully you can make sense of them! Hope it helps some of you to save time: Paul also suggests a great idea for a PowerPoint. Inevitably many of these resources contain disturbing images and should be used sensitively with pupils.
Is it good to hold the Olympics? This is to be implemented in stages, starting with Y7 in September More information on the new National Curriculum for KS3 is here.
The new National Curriculum website has all the information you need! Pam Price, secondary consultant, Coventry City Council, has created this really useful audit of KS3 programmes of study and some instructions about how the audit may be used.
James White, Codsall Middle School, offers this Teaching Approaches Matrixto help you audit different teaching and learning approaches to each unit. QCA has launched a new website to help you with planning for the new KS3 www.
If you use the PowerPoint version, you will also need to download the music file and place this in the same folder as the PowerPoint when you run it.One of the common features of an epic is the "fabulous loci" for the hero to visit.
Fantasy novels can have some loci that are quite pretty or terrifying, but science fiction has some that will make your jaw hit the floor. Three months after the Indian Ocean earthquake-tsunami report Health consequences and WHO's response General overview.
In the early hours of the morning of Sunday 26 December a massive earthquake measuring on the Richter scale struck the west of northern Sumatra. High levels of radiation can damage tissue quickly, leading to burns, problems with the blood, and injury to many of the body’s vital systems.
. Tsunami generated by impacts Although, for a given location on the Earth's surface, the risk of a "direct" hit from an asteroid is slight, researchers realized that an ocean impact had the potential to be much more destructive due to the effects of tsunami.
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A profoundly moving look into the unseen moments of survival, strength, and resilience among the survivors of the massive Indian Ocean tsunami. Short Paragraph on Tsunami in India Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions that cause the sea floor to move abruptly resulting in sudden displacement of ocean water in the form of high vertical wave are called Tsunamis.
Tsunami is derived from two Latin words ‘tsu’ which means harbour and ‘nami’ means ‘wave’. The speed of the wave [ ].