Geography

An tAontas Eorpach

by admin on 15/02/2016

an_taontas_eorpachSeo mata focal le hainmneacha na tíortha atá mar bhall san Aontach Eorpach ar aon bhileog amháin. Tá siad liosta in ord aibítre. Tá an siombal € tar éis na tíortha atá mar bhall den Eurozone freisin. Tá alt ar an mata focal freisin faoi míniú brat an AE.

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EU Bookmarks

by admin on 15/02/2016

eu_bookmarksThis bookmarks contain the names of all 28 countries in the European Union to assist pupils when they are learning about the EU. They are listed alphabetically for easy learning.

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south_sudan‘Spotlight on South Sudan’ is a new drama/development education resource which uses the methodology of process drama to enable children to learn, through imagined experience, about life in South Sudan. South Sudan, the world’s youngest independent nation, faces tremendous challenges such as the ongoing conflict, extreme levels of poverty, internal displacement and so on.

The resource is broken into two separate schemes aimed at different class levels [click to continue…]

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Weather Matching

by admin on 13/09/2015

weather_matchingThis resource is aimed at pupils in junior/middle classes or SEN pupils with speech and language difficulties. It assumes an ability to read. The weather vocabulary would also need to be taught in advance. The weather teaching cards can be found HERE and HERE. Its aim is to assess whether pupils can match the weather vocabulary with the appropriate images. [click to continue…]

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Clockhead Rap

by admin on 03/09/2015

GeographyThis resource is called ‘Clockhead Rap’ and is an original fill-in-the-blanks piece designed to help pupils remember headlands and coastal features of Ireland. It is suited to senior classes and could be used in conjunction with an atlas.

Source: Seamus Mc Andrew [click to continue…]

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Blue Star Programme

September 3, 2015

European Movement Ireland is delighted to confirm to Seomra Ranga that the Blue Star Programme will be running for its fifth year over the 2015/2016 school term and that the registration process for interested primary schools across Ireland is now open. The Blue Star Programme introduces participants (pupils, teachers, parents and the wider community) to […]

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Countries of the EU Word Mat

August 5, 2015

This word mat contains the names of all 28 countries in the European Union to assist pupils when they are learning about the EU. They are listed alphabetically for easy learning. Countries which are members of the Eurozone are also indicated using the € symbol. The mat also contains an explanation of the EU flag.

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Counties of Ireland Word Mat

July 16, 2015

This word mat contains the names of all 32 counties in Ireland to assist pupils when they are learning the physical geography of Ireland. They are arranged alphabetically, province by province for easy learning. The mat also contains provincial crests. (.pdf file 202 KB)

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Munster Counties Matching

June 2, 2015

This resource is aimed at pupils in middle/senior classes or SEN pupils with speech and language difficulties. It assumes an ability to read. The counties of Munster would also need to be taught in advance. Its aim is to assess whether pupils can match the names of the counties with their location in Munster.

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Green World Colouring App

May 16, 2015

The Green World Colouring App is a great child-friendly app that adults can use too. Every page for colouring includes details about the animals or environmental issues shown in the picture, so it teaches children about the environment while they’re colouring. There are ten great pages and twelve different colours to choose from, and if […]

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Peg Animal Homes

May 10, 2015

This peg SESE resource is aimed at pupils in middle/senior classes or SEN pupils. It is based on the pupil’s knowledge of units of different types of animal homes. It’s aim is to support class work being done on an SESE geography theme of work on houses and homes. The pack contains 18 individual cards, […]

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Peg Houses and Homes

May 10, 2015

This peg SESE resource is aimed at pupils in middle/senior classes or SEN pupils. It is based on the pupil’s knowledge of units of different types of houses. It’s aim is to support class work being done on an SESE geography theme of work on houses and homes. The pack contains 17 individual cards, four per […]

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Caring For Our World Quiz

March 30, 2015

This Powerpoint resource is a quiz on environmental sustainability which is suitable for 4th-6th classes. It was compiled by pupils of Glencullen NS as part of their Irish Aid Awards Project.

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Ireland: Province and County Test

November 19, 2014

This Powerpoint presentation consists of an editable geography test based on the provinces and counties of Ireland. The teacher should place the animated discs on the desired province/county before running the presentation. The position of the animated discs can be changed again and again to create a fun and interesting test for pupils to enjoy.

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Eco Detectives Website

October 18, 2014

Eco Detectives is an interactive education portal designed to introduce primary school pupils to the issues of Climate Change and the Environment. Firmly embedded in curriculum learning objectives, the website aims to provide pupils with valuable knowledge and skills and the ability to think critically about their own actions within their community. The website was […]

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