Through a number of interactive activities relating to Globes, Maps and Plans Key Stage 1 Geography pupils are able to learn how to read and use maps, understand co-ordinates on a grid, plan routes and identify Ordnance Survey symbols.
The Places section helps children to learn about interesting places in the United Kingdom such as the seaside, islands, Mount Snowdon and London. It also helps children to develop their knowledge of Places further afield, in Europe and the rest of the World, via a range of fun activities and virtual tours suitable for Key Stage 1 learners.
Children are encouraged to look at issues involving Environmental Change including climate change, conservation, pollution and recycling.
Weather is also an important aspect of Key Stage 1 Geography and children are able to learn about the different types of weather, the effects of weather and the varying weather and climates around the world.
The Key Stage 1 Geography area also includes a section on Transport and a section on Water, covering rivers, streams, lakes, ponds and uses of water.
Eiffel Tower - The official site of the Eiffel Tower.
Europe – The Facts - Online facts about Europe
European Flag Clipart - Clipart of European flags
Greece - Whiteboard activity based on photos of Greece
Netherlands - Whiteboard activity based on photos of Netherlands
Paris - Whiteboard activity based on photos of Paris
Places Clipart - Clipart of places in Europe.
Spain - Whiteboard activity based on photos of Spain
Switzerland - Whiteboard activity based on photos of Switzerland
The Leaning Tower of Pisa - The official site of the tower. Includes photos, movies and the history.
Venice - Whiteboard activity based on photos of Venice
Where in the world is Barnaby Bear? - BBC site to help support Geography at KS1