A Sense of Place Place and Location are two of the five themes of geography and a natural starting point for a study of the Arctic and Antarctica. Location answers the question, "Where am I?" while the study of place asks, "What kind of a place is it?" and, "How does this place connect to my hometown?"
Country Facts For your browsing pleasure, we have organized countries by the geographic region where they are located. Country facts are also available in: Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Country Facts Explorer Explore, visualize, and compare over 1200 indicators published by the World Bank. The indicators are grouped under the following topics:
25 National Flags And Their Meanings Originating on battlefields as a means of identification, national flags have come a long way since their bloody conception. Flying in courthouses, classrooms, and fire stations they typically hold symbolic significance for the nation and have complex meanings ingrained into their designs. So go ahead and test yourself on your flag knowledge because these are 25 national flags and their meanings. Combining the crosses of the patron saints of England, Wales, and Scotland, the Union Jack as it is sometimes called is one of the oldest flags in the world having been around since 1801. It has been said that when Duke Leopold V. of Austria returned from war his white battledress was soaked with blood. When he took off his belt, however, the cloth underneath was still white.
Account Options Sign in Earth at Night 2012 This new global view and animation of Earth’s city lights is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite.
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Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest. There are now nearly 700 maps. Maps 1-366 are also available as PDF posters.
OKAY! Let's start here... Many of you may not be familiar with PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY. It's the biggest EARTH SCIENCE around. It uses many ideas from other sciences that you have seen before.
Geographical Association - home What's New Ballot for GA Trustee Elections In accordance with the GA’s By-laws, there will be a ballot to determine which candidate will be elected to its Governing Body from 1 September 2014. All full personal, life, joint, concessionary and group members are eligible to cast one vote. Global Learning Programme
Geography Resources With exam season fast approaching, chances are you’re starting to think about how to encourage your KS4 students to make the most of the revision time they still have available. To support you in doing this, we’ve provided a set of GCSE flashcards on settlements – so you can hand them out to your students as ready-made revision materials! The 12 cards break down key ideas from this topic, and come complete with a succinct caption for each.