geostretch

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Here are some recommended websites that you should visit to support your studies in this subject:

Notre Dame Catholic College is a member of the Royal Geographical Society. Use the website to get access to all the in-depth and up-to-date resources, monthly news round-ups, curriculum links and exam tips.

Geography in the News
http://www.geographyinthenews.rgs.org/
(Login: kenya Password: sf62a94ez)

Online Geography Dictionary
http://www.geography.learnontheinternet.co.uk/keywords.html

Maps

Atlas World Maps & Geography
http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blindex.htm
http://geography.about.com/od/blankmaps/Blank_and_Outline_Maps.htm Blank outline maps

Photos

Free Photos for Geographers
http://www.regolith.com/

Year 7

An Introduction to Geography
All the Skills needed to read a Map
http://mapzone.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/PagesHomeworkHelp/mapability/

Map skills assessment revision page
http://www.brigshaw.com/page.asp?idno=290

Online maps in the United Kingdom
http://www.multimap.com/

Enter your postcode to find information about the area
http://www.upmystreet.com/

Interactive Globe (longitudes and Latitudes)
http://www.amnh.org/education/resources/rfl/web/antarctica/earthviewer/index.html

Funzone Geography Games
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/anthony.gristwood/

Planning A Route
http://www.theaa.com/

Rivers & Flooding

Animations of the Water Cycle
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/riversandcoasts/water_cycle/rivers/index.shtml

Boscastle after the Flood
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cornwall/uncovered/stories/august2004/boscastle_floods.shtml

Boscastle Flood Report – Salvation Army Helps Locals
http://www.bbc.co.uk/devon/faith/2004/salvation_army_boscastle.shtml

Effect of Flooding
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/3574728.stm

Liverpool and Sustainability

Tourism in Liverpool
http://www.visitenglandsnorthwest.com/?campaign=google_liverpool&kw=liverpool&theme=

Liverpool Echo
http://icliverpool.icnetwork.co.uk/liverpoolecho/

Weather & Climate

What is Climate?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/whatisweather/home.shtml

What is a River
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/riversandcoasts/rivers/whatis_river/index.shtml

Different types of Rainfall
http://www.geography.learnontheinternet.co.uk/topics/rain.html#precipitation

Year 8

Addressing Africa

Kenya’s Geography & Climate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenya#Geography

Tourism in Kenya
http://www.magicalkenya.com/

The Maasai
http://www.uiowa.edu/~africart/toc/people/Maasai.html

Maasai Culture
http://www.africaguide.com/culture/tribes/maasai.htm

Cold Environments

Polar Regions
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/geography/places/extreme_environments/revision/2/

Animal Habitats
http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/habitats/Polar_region

Travel and Tourism

What is Tourism?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/tourism/

Blackpool Tourism Board
http://www.blackpooltourism.com/

Gambian Tourism Board
http://www.visitthegambia.gm/

Majorca
http://www.mallorcaonline.com/

Balearic Islands Tourism
http://www.illesbalears.es/ing/balearicislands/home.jsp

The Lake District
http://www.lake-district.gov.uk/

What is Ecotourism?
http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/magazine/ecotourism.html

Ecotours
http://earthfoot.org/

Research Tourism Destinations
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/

Coastal Environmental Change

Effects and Impacts
http://www.epa.gov/climatestudents/impacts/effects/coastal.html

Sea Level Change
http://www.epa.gov/climatestudents/impacts/signs/sea-level.html

Climate Change
http://www.bgs.ac.uk/discoveringGeology/climateChange/general/coastal.html?src=topNav

Year 9

Extreme Environments

Facts about the Himalayas
http://library.thinkquest.org/10131/javascriptmenu_final.html

Map of Mountain Areas
http://mapzone.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/PagesHomeworkHelp/mapschool/geography/glaciation/

Facts about the Sahara Desert
http://www.livescience.com/23140-sahara-desert.html

Globalisation and Development

What is Globalisation
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/globalisation/globalisation_rev1.shtml

Evidence of Globalisation
http://education.nationalgeographic.co.uk/education/encyclopedia/globalization/?ar_a=1

Plate Tectonics

Mt St Helens
http://www.geography-site.co.uk/pages/physical/earth/helen.html

All about volcanoes
http://www.geography-site.co.uk/pages/physical.html#Volcanoes

All about volcanoes and case studies
http://www.geography.learnontheinternet.co.uk/topics/volcanoes.html

Case studies
http://www.geography.learnontheinternet.co.uk/topics/earthquakes.html

Earthquakes
http://www.geography-site.co.uk/pages/physical.html#earthquake

The worldwide earthquake locator
http://tsunami.geo.ed.ac.uk/local-bin/quakes/mapscript/home.pl

Latest earthquakes in the world
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/data/

Why Earthquakes occur and how they are measured
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/earthq1/

Plate tectonics the Cause of Earthquakes
http://www.seismo.unr.edu/ftp/pub/louie/class/100/plate-tectonics.html

1906 San Francisco Earthquake
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/nca/1906/18april/index.php

How to prepare for an Earthquake
http://www.sfgate.com/chronicle/special/quakes/contents.html

Earthquake proof buildings in California
http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/prepare/factsheets/SaferStructures/

Impact of Earthquakes
http://www.geography-site.co.uk/pages/physical/earth/earthquake_impact.html

South Asian Earthquake
http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/specials/2005/south_asia_quake/default.stm

Climate Change

Climate Change Information
http://www.epa.gov/climatestudents/

Facts and Figures
http://www.eschooltoday.com/climate-change/Introduction-to-climate-change-for-children.html

Climate Change Explained
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/ocr_gateway/energy_resources/global_warmingrev3.shtml

GCSE

Study Skills and Revision Techniques
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/communities/onionstreet/skills/

Map Skills Revision
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/geogskills/geogskillsmapsrev1.shtml

Year 10

Extreme Environment

Facts about the Himalayas
http://library.thinkquest.org/10131/javascriptmenu_final.html

Map of Mountain Areas
http://mapzone.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/PagesHomeworkHelp/mapschool/geography/glaciation/

Corries
http://www.geography-site.co.uk/pages/physical/glaciers/cwm.html

Pyramidal
http://www.geography-site.co.uk/pages/physical/glaciers/arete.html

Hanging Valley
http://www.geography-site.co.uk/pages/physical/glaciers/hang.html

Revision and Tests
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/glaciation/

Year 11

Controlled Assessment Support
http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/static/find_out/specials/newsround_extra/asylum_day/html/default.stm

Royal Geographical Society
http://www.geographyinthenews.rgs.org/

Similarities and Differences in Population and Settlement

Tourism in Liverpool
http://www.visitenglandsnorthwest.com/?campaign=google_liverpool&kw=liverpool&theme=

Liverpool Echo
http://icliverpool.icnetwork.co.uk/liverpoolecho/

A-Level

Fieldwork Techniques

Spearman’s Rank Correlation
http://www.geography.btinternet.co.uk/spearman.htm

Using a Quadrate
http://www.yptenc.org.uk/docs/factsheets/env_facts/quadrat.html

Research

Royal Mail: Find Postcodes and Addresses
http://www.royalmail.com/portal/rm

Urban Regeneration
http://www.regeneration-uk.com/

BTEC TRAVEL AND TOURISM

T&T Online
www.tandtonline.co.uk
(Username: tandt1877 Password: Sicily)

This website will give you information on each of the BTEC units of study, extra reading materials and related websites.

World Tourism
http://www.world-tourism.org/

Travel and Tourism Destinations

What is Tourism?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/tourism/

Blackpool Tourism Board
http://www.blackpooltourism.com/

Transport

Trains

Virgin Trains
http://www.virgintrains.co.uk/default.aspx

Airlines

British Airways
http://www.britishairways.com/travel/home/public/en_gb

Easyjet
http://www.easyjet.com/en/book/index.asp

Car Hire

Easy Car
https://www.europcar4easyjet.com/?locale=GB

AVIS
http://www.avis.co.uk/default.aspx?TID=t%2f0127584F&tduid=71a380777fc66932b48f88a0ba563eaa