Within the KS2 Geography section children are able to develop their Geography Skills through a number of interactive activities relating to map reading, using compasses, reading grid references and understanding coordinates.
One of the main aspects of KS2 Geography is learning about Places. Within the Places section children are able to develop their knowledge of the United Kingdom by learning about places of special interest, national parks and population data. This section also helps children to learn about continents and countries in Europe and The World by viewing images and taking part in fun interactive activities.
Children can investigate the important issues regarding Environmental Change, including pollution, conservation and climate change. The section includes quizzes, games and interactive activities relating to topics such as recycling, ecological foot printing, animals and wildlife. There are also several case studies to help children learn about real-life Geography issues.
The Weather section helps children to understand about types of weather through a range of interactive activities. They are also able to learn about the effects of the weather and weather around the world. In the Water section children are able to study the different uses of water, learn about rivers and coasts, find out about the water cycle and discover ways of conserving water.
Part of the Key Stage 2 Geography curriculum is to learn about different Settlements so this section includes information and activities relating to land and building use, village settlers, British place names and settlements in Europe.
The resources and activities in the KS2 Geography section are in an interactive, online, or printable format that brings a differing dynamic to the subject for children studying at Key Stage 2.
A Mountain Village - Interactive activity about tourism in a mountain village
Africa – The Facts - Online facts about Africa
Amazon Interactive - Explore the geography of the Ecuadorian Amazon through online games and activities.
Asia – The Facts - Online facts about Asia
Australia - Online information including maps and photographs about Australia
Canada - Online information including maps and photographs about Canada
Capitals & Rivers - 1 - Online activity about Countries, Capital Cities and Rivers
Capitals & Rivers - 2 - Online activity about Countries, Capital Cities and Rivers
Capitals & Rivers - 3 - Online activity about Countries, Capital Cities and Rivers
Capitals & Rivers - 4 - Online activity about Countries, Capital Cities and Rivers
Compare Populations - Interactive activity to compare the populations of the UK and India
Continents & Oceans - Interactive activity to learn the continents and the oceans.
Counties, Metropolitan Counties and Regions - Print and do activity about which county you live in.
Country flags - Online activity to name the country of the correct flag.
Country Shapes - 1 - Interactive test to see whether you can name a country by its shape.
Country Shapes - 2 - Interactive test to see whether you can name a country by its shape.
Desert Life - A site which educates and explores with our readers, the beauty, life and culture of the North American deserts.
Egypt - Online information including maps and photographs about Egypt
Flag Clipart - Asia - Clipart of flags from Asian countries
Flag Clipart - North America - Clipart of flags from North America countries
Flag Clipart - Oceania - Clipart of flags from Oceania countries
Flag Clipart - South America - Clipart of flags from South American countries
Flags Clipart - Africa - Clipart of flags from African countries
Gweta - Online learning resources about Gweta in Botswana
India - Online information including maps and photographs about India.
India - Online information about India
Lalibela, Ethiopia - Interactive activity about an African town.
Looking at India - Online learning resources about comparing India with Wales
Match Countries to Continents 1 - Interactive activity where to have to match countries to continents.
Match Countries to Continents 2 - Interactive activity where to have to match countries to continents.
Match Places with Countries - Match the place shown to country where it is.
Mexico - Online information including maps and photographs about Mexico
Mountain Environments - Interactive activity about mountain environments
Mountain Systems - Interactive activity about the mountain systems of the World
Mountains - Information and activities about mountains
North America – The Facts - Online facts about North America
Oceania – The Facts - Online facts about Oceania
Places Clipart - Clipart of places in the world.
Population.com - An adult site which offers news from all around the world on the worlds population.
Soufriere, St Lucia - Interactive activity about a Caribbean town.
South America – The Facts - Online facts about South America
St Lucia - Online learning resources about St Lucia
Travel to Uganda - Online learning resources about Uganda
Two Cities - Interactive activities to compare two cities from the BBC
Virtual Pilot - Interactive game where you point to cities and countries
World Atlas - Loads of facts and statistics on everything around the world.
World Clock - Look at the time around the world.
World Facts - Online facts about the World
World Flag Database - Excellent site showing all the flags of each country in the world.
World Rover - An excellent site showing a brief history of countries from all over the world.