The links below may be of interest. We do not endorse any of these sites and cannot guarantee the quality of the content. However, we are happy to signpost you to them in order for you to decide if any may be of interest to you and your family at this time:
- Arctic Travel Experts created 'virtual lights over Lapland' tour
- Interactive earth science lessons - Explore the landscapes in Oklahoma
- Tutorful - Top Geography websites, YouTube videos, and resources
- Online film festival - Resistance in the Rainforest
- Reach out reporter - news and information about nature
- Virtual Tours / Aquarium - Virtual online tours - including zoos, landmarks in foreign countries, etc.
- BREEF - Coral reef virtual tour
- National Geographic - Information and games for children
- Seterra - Free world geography, online quizzes
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary Free games and online lessons, including some with good links to English and Maths. Themes include mapping and time zones, or for younger learners, exploring the world and travels with Barnaby Bear.
https://www.gapminder.org/dollar-street/matrix Imagine the world as a street ordered by income. Everyone lives somewhere on the street: the poorest lives to the richest and in between. This is a well researched and informative site that children can explore independently and which will encourage them to see the world afresh.
https://www.eco-schools.org.uk/ecoschoolsathome/ Each Tuesday evening, Eco Schools is releasing a free new handout on an environmental topic, which includes five different tasks that can be undertaken at home.
https://encounteredu.com/livelessons/fsc-fieldworklive-2020 All the Association’s teaching resources are currently free for members of the public to access. A dedicated ‘Geography From Home’ section of the website includes quizzes and ideas for investigations that children can carry out in and around their home. A free newsletter is also available.
www.oddizzi.com Oddizzi is a website solely dedicated to Primary Geography. Materials are differentiated for KS1 and KS2. Parents can also sign up for a free trial of the site, which includes activities, games and films.
https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/educationThe Mapzone is full of lively online activities and games that children can play, which also develop their map skills and knowledge. The education page includes some clearly-explained teaching ideas and the free-to-use OS Locate compass app.
https://www.rgs.org/schools/teaching-resources/geography-athome/The society offers a huge range of free support for home learning, including films, worksheets, the Young Geographer of the Year competition and a very full list of links to other suitable sites.
www.wmnet.org.uk/files/ttcc Interactive materials that children can use independently to find out about climate change around the world: what’s happening and why, what people are doing about it and some of the key ideas involved.