Tuesday, 29 January 2008
The activity 'Why does soil get washed away?' may also be viewed on this link to our website. There is a video demonstration of the activity too. Click here to view the video.
Monday, 28 January 2008
This activity not only explains the formation of fold mountain ranges but could be used to extend a physics lesson on forces or to aid understanding the ways in which the Earth's surface features affect weather systems such as the monsoon, in geography.
Please try it out and let us have your comments and suggestions.
Sunday, 27 January 2008
The painting, Erosion No 2 by Alexandre Hogue, is mentioned in one of the comments as useful for student discussion about soil erosion.
Monday, 21 January 2008
Please send us your thoughts, comments and suggestions.
Saturday, 19 January 2008
Monday, 14 January 2008
Let us know how you get on.
Sunday, 13 January 2008
Find GIS, is a new Florida GIS Data Resource site. The site includes GIS sources, Data Download Sites, FTP sites for all 67 Counties and all 418 Incorporated Areas (Cities, Towns, Villages, etc.) where available in Florida.
Thursday, 10 January 2008
Wednesday, 9 January 2008
Monday, 7 January 2008
This activity provides practice in working systematically, in contrast to simply grabbing an item as it is discovered. It could be used to amplify work on fossilisation. The use of a grid could be used to reinforce a lesson in maths or geography. This activity has always been very popular in the UK.
Tuesday, 1 January 2008
"Welcome to 2008 - United Nations' International Year of Planet Earth. IYPE aims to capture people's imagination with exciting knowledge about our planet, and to use that knowledge to make our Earth a safer, healthier and wealthier place."
Earthlearningideas are Earth-related activities giving school children and students all over the world the opportunity to carry out simple activities which will enable them to understand how our planet works. From January 7th we shall be publishing one activity per week so by the end of 2008, you will have a huge bank of ideas with topics ranging from Natural Hazards to Resources and Environment. To view the 5 activities already published click here.
Please send us your comments via this blog or to firstname.lastname@example.org when you have tried any of the activities with your pupils.