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Geography Part 1: Geography Part 1

Geography

Keep Calm

 

Geography Matters

Infographics

An INFOGRAPHIC (or information graphic) is a visual representation of information, ideas and data. We can see infographics all around us - maps, flow charts, posters, signs - there will be some on your classroom and library walls right now!

 

Here is an infographic about infographics! Click on the image to go to the website.

Image from http://ivancash.com/Infographic-of-Infographics

Here are 10 Tips for Designing Infographics

Check out this infographic on Christmas trees.

Below is a video that talks more about infographics, showing how complex ideas can be made into simple and appealing diagrams that help us understand the concepts more easily.

If the World were a Village

Watch these two interpretations of the book.

Websites about Countries

What is Weather?

What is Weather?

Click on the picture below to explore the different elements of weather.

 

Try this link too: Web Weather for Kids

What is Geography?

According to the Royal Geographical Society, "Geography is the study of Earth’s landscapes, peoples, places and environments. It is, quite simply, about the world in which we live." 

Library Resources

The Library has some great resources for this unit. Check out the World Book Encyclopedia and the set called People and Places. 

Don't forget to use Encyclopedia Britannica - our online database. 

The Seven Continents

Google Earth

Google Earth is a great tool to explore the earth Our school has Google Earth Pro installed on our computers.

Geography Games