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Home Learning – Geography

Weekly Activities

Locate Countries and Cities

Look at an atlas and locate countries and cities. Research the climate, geographical features, countries and capitals. Compare with Britain and other countries.

Use a Map/Atlas

Practise using a map/atlas and discuss what the keys and symbols mean.

Find a Village, Town or City

Use a 6 figure grid reference to find a village, town or city

Temperature

Learn how to measure the air temperature using a thermometer. Encourage children to make predictions, and then use thermometers to measure the temperature in various locations around the home, at different times of the day. Do their results bear out their predictions? Children could present their results as bar charts or line graphs. Challenge the children to work out the difference between the highest and lowest temperatures recorded and also the average temperature for the day. Pupils could calculate temperature conversions between Celsius and Fahrenheit and vice versa.

Physical and Human Geography

Compare the physical and human geography of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, a European country and a region within North or South America.

Physical Geography

Understand physical geography including climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes and the water cycle.

Geographical Knowledge

Learn and quiz key geographical knowledge.

Geographical Knowledge

Can you identify countries, capitals, flags, oceans and lots more.

Geographical Quizzes

Improve your knowledge of the world using the Geographical Association’s WorldWise quizzes and activities.

Engage, Enjoy, Explore being at home

Resources with a range of hands-on geographical activities that require minimum use of screens and/or paper. Each resource offers a range of practical ideas that can be conducted at home, whilst encouraging pupils to think more widely about the world and their place in it.