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Seychelles protects an area 'as big as Britain' in Indian Ocean

The Seychelles has created protected areas "the size of Great Britain" in the Indian Ocean. In exchange for getting some of its national debt paid off, the island nation has agreed to protect 210,000 sq km (81,000 sq miles) of ocean. The..

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A new dam on the Nile could trigger a war over water - unless Ethiopia can agree a deal with Egypt and Sudan.

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South Wales Earthquake 2018

An earthquake which shook parts of the UK on Saturday was the biggest for a decade, experts said. The British Geological Survey (BGS) said the epicentre was 20km (12 miles) north of Swansea, with a 4.4 magnitude at a depth of 7.4km (4.6m).

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DreamTeach Activ is here!!

DreamTeach Activ is a pupil work site with over 200 tasks and 5000 self marking questions. It is free for existing DreamTeach subscribers and replicates the package you have in school. Have a look at the movie for more information. 

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UK winter storms 2013/14

This presentation provides a variety of information and tasks for you to tailor to your lesson.

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Winter Olympics presentation

This presentation looks at the Winter Olympics and the host. There is a quiz at the end. 

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Winter Olympics host anagrams

The anagram resources act as an excellent starter. Pupils need to guess the countries that have hosted the winter Olympics. 

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Winter Olympics picture reveal

These resources provide a lesson starter activity which gets pupils using their thinking skills from the beginning of the lesson. There is an image hidden under the grid, and by clicking one of the squares, that small section is revealed. Pupils can..

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Typhoon Haiyan Presentation

This presentation focuses on the recent typhoon that struck the Philippines. It discusses the causes and effects of the typhoon. 

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Cyclone Phailin 2013

This presentation looks at the causes and effects of the Indian cyclone. 

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Pakistan Earthquake 2013

This presentation looks at the causes and effects of the Balochistan earthquake in Pakistan in September 2013. 

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A great Geography lesson

See how the DreamTeach and DreamTeach Activ resources can help you to deliver a great leeson. 

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Geography in the Summer 2013

A general resource to help pupils reflect upon some of the Geographical events around the world in the summer of 2013.

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Hurricane Sandy Starter 2

Another picture reveal to introduce Hurricane Sandy. This image shows the power cuts across the city of New York. 

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Hurricane Sandy Starter

This picture reveal is a boat sunk by Hurricane Sandy. It is the boat built for the film Mutiny On The Bounty and later used in the Pirates Of The Caribbean films. 

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Hurricane Sandy Presentation

This presentation focuses on the cause and effects of Hurricane Sandy in the USA and the Caribbean. 

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Olympic legacy presentation

This presentation gets pupils thinking about the impacts of the Olympics on the UK and the lasting legacy it will leave. 

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Olympic legacy hoopshoot game

This basketball style game is a 1 or 2 player quiz, with questions about the Olympic legacy. There is also a time challenge game. Ideal for ending a lesson or recapping a previous lesson.

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2012 UK drought mystery

These clue cards and follow up questions ask pupils to consider the reasons for hosepipe bans at a time when precipitation has been double the monthly average.  

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2011 Van (Turkey) earthquake quiz

This 10 question quiz accompanies the earthquake presentation. Some prior knowledge of tectonics would help the pupils. 

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2011 Van (Turkey) earthquake

This presentation focuses on the 7.2 magnitude quake which struck Van, Turkey on the 23rd October. 

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Hurricane Irene catchphrase and anagram starter

This starter will get pupils thinking about hurricanes and the study area prior to looking at the Hurricane Irene presentation. 

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Hurricane Irene picture reveal

In this resource, pupils need to choose squares on the screen. They need to try and guess what the image is behind the squares. It is a good starter, prior to looking at Hurricane Irene. 

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Hurricane Irene presentation

This presentation looks at the recent hurricane in the Caribbean and North America, in addition to tropical revolving storms in general. 

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2011 Horn of Africa famine presentation

This presentation looks at the cause and issues surrounding the summer famine in the Horn of Africa. 

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US tornadoes updated presentation

We have updated the 2011 US tornadoes presentation to include footage of the Joplin tornado. There is also an alternative link to the BBC website if YouTube is blocked in your school and the video doesn't run. 

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Spain earthquake

This presentation looks at the recent Lorca earthquake. It would work well if used in comparison to the Haiti, New Zealand or Japan earthquakes. 

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US tornadoes April 2011 presentation

This presentation focuses on the tornadoes in the USA in April 2011. This record month for tornadoes has cost over 340 lives already. 

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Royal Wedding Worksheet

To complete this worksheet pupils need to watch the Royal Wedding route video (click here to access) and/ or the Google Earth tour. Pupils then annotate the line with physical and human features for the route, before moving onto the questions/ extension..

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Royal Wedding Google Earth tour

This Google Earth tour accompanies the worksheet. It can either be played by clicking the play button in the menu on the left (just underneath the tour), or by double clicking each of the points in the route. It will work best if 3D buildings are enabled..

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