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Geography 3


WWW.Skoool.ie Notes and support from this fledgling, Irish, educational, site are specifically designed for the needs of the Irish syllabus at both Leaving and Junior Certificate level. Teachers and Students are further advised that there are resources on all subjects available at Leaving Cert.net and at ScoilNet. These are terrific and totally free sites.

 

Acid Rain

  1. Acid Rain is a serious environmental problem that affects large parts of the US and Canada. This web site provides information about acid rain's causes and effects, how we measure acid rain, and what is being done to solve the problem.

  2. Activities to explore acid rain and building stones by Elaine S. McGee. This 38-page report provides 12 activities for students to explore the effects of acid rain on building stones. Send for your free copy.

  3. Follow the Links on acid rain on this Canadian Government site

  4. This Booklet Will define acid rain, explain what effects it has on marble and limestone buildings, and show, on a walking tour, some of the places in Washington where you can see the impact of acid precipitation.


Earth's water

  1. Earths Water from Geography World

  2. Water, Water Everywhere. There are so many links to sites discussing water that you may well need a refreshing drink of water by the time that you have checked them all

  3. Water Science for Schools

  4. Inland Waters Web Site aims to promote, support and implement conservation and ecologically sustainable use of Australia's inland waters.Loads of links and graphics

  5. Names for Water Bodies from About.com.

  6. Water, climate and vegetation hangman game with hints from Geography World


Coastal Erosion

  1. Center for Coastal Studies Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Follow the links

  2. Coastal and Nearshore Erosion. High priority is given to areas with rapid rates of erosion, potential for significant impact on wetlands, and highly developed communities. Terrific links

  3. Coastal Erosion of Southern Lake Michigan

  4. Coastal Erosion and Catastrophic Storms A Case Study on Risk Analysis and Risk Management

  5. Coasts in Crisis, online version. This online booklet deals specifically and in detail with the US coastline but the terms used are universal and the graphics are terrific.

  6. Louisiana Coastal Erosion: The Effects of Storms An Interactive Lesson and Activity Created and Written by Bob Bradley, Director Information Services Division Louisiana State University

  7. Natural Hazards -- Coastal Erosion and Siltation

  8. Significant Losses From Coastal Erosion Anticipated Along U.S. Coastlines. Fiollow the links


    Radon

  1. Geology of Radon Online booklet presents important geological information about radon; how it forms, the kinds of rocks and soils it comes from, and how it moves into buildings. Excellent graphics.

  2. National Radon Safety Board. Lots of links. Check out the publications link at the end of the page

  3. Radon Information Centre. Great resources and lots of links

  4. Research Areas and results of the LBNL high-radon project


Eco Systems

  1. Ecosystems, Biomes, and Habitats. Terrific links and awesome graphics

  2. Biomes of the World Freshwater Ecosystems Marine Ecosystems


Oceans and Oceanography

  1. A Primer on Ocean Currents . All the info you ever needed is here

  2. Atlantic Ocean, second largest of the world's oceans

  3. Explore the Oceans with the Smithsonian Institute A continually expanding list of resources to help you explore the Ocean Planet. There are so many links here that it would take years to explore them all

  4. Explanation of Tides (with diagrams) Superb description, from NOAA - CO-OPS

  5. Past, Present and Future of our oceans. Lots of links

  6. Tracking Drifter Buoys Ocean currents can move warm water to cool places and cold water to warm places.


Pollution

  1. Marine Pollution 1 with lots of links and great graphics

  2. Marine Pollution 2 with links and graphics

  3. Habitat Destruction


The Cryosphere

  1. A glacier site with something for everyone from glaciologists to school students. Good links and graphics

  2. Antarctic Ice Shelves Great information and graphics

  3. All About Snow As you might expext, this site brings you everything you need to know about snow.

  4. PermaFrost. Lots of links and graphics

  5. Cryosphere Related Websites, hundredsof links


Useful Links and Mega Links (Links to lots of other links)

  1. About Geography: Career & School . Some sublinks of this site listed below

  2. Awesome Library The Awesome Library organizes 14,000 carefully reviewed K-12 education resources. This is a superb site for students of geography/earth science.

  3. Cultural and Human Geography Click on the links on the left of the page

  4. Earth's Land. A mega link to links to all sorts of geographical information

  5. Earth Science Basics Click on the links on the left of the page

  6. Earth Science Student Presentations Emporia State University

  7. Explore California's Coastal Geography The following materials have been taken from the California Coastal Commission's California Coastal Resource Guide.

  8. Frank Potter's Science Gems - Earth Science I This is a mega link to hundreds of other links to great resources for physics students.

  9. Geography Resources: Educational Resources: Other Resources (1)

  10. Geography Resources: Educational Resources: Other Resources (2)

  11. Geography Websites. Loads of links here waiting for you to explore

  12. Geomorphology. Wests Geology Directory and Physical Geography

  13. Geography from the EUN Schoolnet. Lots of links

  14. Geologic Glossary

  15. Geological Glossary from Berkeley

  16. Geological Glossaries

  17. Geography Links from the University of Iowa

  18. Geography World

  19. International Network for Learning & Teaching Geography in Higher Education

  20. Map Collections (Historical)

  21. Map Collections (Modern)

  22. Maps: Making And Using Maps

  23. Physical Geography This is a mega link to hundreds of further links from Radley

  24. Radley College Geography Department. This is a mega link to hundreds of further links from Radley

  25. Teacher's Virtual School Geography Department. Good resources here

  26. The Geography Exchange offers you a wealth of geographical information, a growing selection of their own web pages created by qualified teachers, and over 700 carefully selected and annotated links to other World Wide Web geography resources.

  27. The Globe Programme

  28. Tour of National Parks. Whether you want information on Plate Tectonics, Volcanoes, Glaciers, Rocks and much more, you will find a wealth of resources here with links to pages about each park's geologic features

  29. Virtual Tour and Field Trip Sites

  30. WEATHER & CLIMATE SITES With Lesson Plans and Activities

  31. World Atlas and Maps, Geography Answers, Glossary, Quizzes, Article Archive


Revision Sites

  1. As and A level Geography from S-Cool

  2. Geography Revision. A superb site with loads of links suitable for students revising either higher level or lower level geography for the Leaving Certificate.

  3. Lesson Ideas and classroom activities. Click on the links on the left

  4. Geography from the Study Links. The topics have been divided into six broad categories. You can have 14 days free, trial, membership at this site

  5. Geography Online Quizzes. New quiz every day with cash prizes

  6. A page of links to help you to revise for your Leaving Certificate examination in geography from Schools History

  7. The Internet Geographer LInks to most sections on the geography course

  8. Home page of the Geography Department of the Teachers' Virtual School, which is a part of ATW, the Association of Teachers' Websites.


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