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Free geography presentation on weather maps!

Make sure your students are confident in reading and understanding weather maps with our free presentation!

This presentation lays out the basics of synoptic charts and how to identify pressure systems correctly. It also provides an in-depth explanation of weather symbols, and what these can tell us about wind, precipitation, and cloud cover.

Two interactive activities test your students’ understanding by challenging them first to match a weather description with the appropriate synoptic symbol, and then take a multiple-choice quiz of what the weather is like in various labelled parts of the British Isles.

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FREE CONTENT ARCHIVE

Below is an archive of our most popular free geography resources. To download this content all you need to do is click on the links below and you will be prompted to register some additional details with us.

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Free KS3 activity on field sketching!

Give your KS3 students some top tips on field sketching with this free interactive activity.

The interactive provides the basics of how to sketch a landscape scene successfully, demonstrating how to outline the main structural features and pick out which to annotate.

Students are then given the opportunity to try their hand at sketching two landscapes themselves using the interactive whiteboard.

Give your students sketching practice and reinforce geographical terminology at the same time! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

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Free Geography activity on the glacier system!

Test your class on their understanding of the glacier system with our free interactive activity!

Make sure your students have grasped inputs, outputs, store and flow by asking them to label a diagram of a glacier.

With the help of clear visuals, this engaging drag-and-drop activity breaks down exactly what is happening in and around a glacier.

It also reinforces the key words your KS4 students will need in order to write about glacial processes with confidence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Free presentation on populations!

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Download our free presentation on factors that can influence population density!

After covering physical and human geography factors, the presentation then looks in detail at how climate, economic activity, soil and relief and vegetation can affect where people choose to live.

It then finishes with an interactive team game: ask students to use their knowledge of sparse and dense populations to beat their opponents to the top of Mount Everest!

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Free presentation on waves!

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Teach your students about waves and how they operate using our free presentation!

Using clear and engaging animations, the presentation covers wave energy and types of waves.

It then finishes with a vibrant interactive quiz to test your students’ knowledge – do they know their swash from their backwash?

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