Category Archives: geography

environmental science, geography display ideas

Classroom Displays Water

Water – getting Year 5 to think about their own use of water and that of people in other countries formed the main part of this display. The display was based on photographs and artifacts collected during their day at Brockhole Education Centre in the Lake District National Park. (More details about Brockhole What about Water? module) Resources Water web sites: Water Aid http://water.org/ Creative Commons Photos to print and use in the classroom: http://www.flickr.com/photos/waterdotorg/ Video Lesson Plans: UK Water Aid has a range of…

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Climate Change Displays

I think this is an excellent example of an information rich display. It’s not arranged at all the way I would normally recommend for informative displays but it has great impact. It breaks all sorts of design guidelines but it does so in an interesting way. It’s worth remembering that the guidelines aren’t rigid rules and sometimes willfully breaking them can make a better and more exciting design. Although it is visually rather busy I find myself wanting to pour over it and to read…

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Postcard projects

Postcards, originally uploaded by vikellis. On the UK news yesterday there was a feature about the decline of the traditional postcard. Not as many are being bought in these days of digital communication. Here’s one good reason for buying them! Postcard projects and wall displays. I love them! They are a great way of exciting children’s imagination. This one depends on children bringing back cards from their various holiday destinations. Another approach is to find classes in other parts of the country or the world…

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Wall Display Primary 6 at Loirston-Coping with Climate Project

Here’s some “children’s voice” about their display work in action P6 at Loirston School have been blogging about how they made their display about climates. Good work! » Coping with Climate Project wall Display Primary 6 at Loirston Coping with Climate Project wall Display February 21, 2008 We made a wall display by splitting into groups and making a part of the wall display each. The four climates are the Desert, Rain Forest, Polar and the Woodland.

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