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BBC World Class
bbc.co.uk/worldclass/
Bring the world in to your classroom with BBC World Class. A initiative bringing the benefits of international twinning to schools across the UK.

Link with another school
www.wotw.org.uk/
Register with the British Council and establish a link with another school in the UK or worldwide.

Map drawing skills
www.teachingideas.co.uk/geography/map.htm
Advice and suggestions for teachers on helping children understand the concept of maps and plans.

Northern Ireland conflict
bbc.co.uk/history/war/troubles/
Explore the history of the Troubles period through articles, video footage, audio clips and photographs.

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport
www.mrdowling.com/711mexico.html
An American schoolteacher provides information about Mexico and Mexico City on this website.

Ordnance Survey
www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/
Go here for plenty of information on maps. There are competitions and online games too.

Scalloway Junior High School
www.scalloway.org.uk/sett.htm
This website on settlements is produced by a teacher at Scalloway School and adds extra information to contrasting and comparing localities. The content is for lower secondary pupils but diagrams are clear enough to be understood by younger children.

United Nations cities website
www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/habitat/index.asp
The "Cities of Today, Cities of Tomorrow!" project has been developed by the United Nations CyberSchoolBus and provides helpful information about urbanisation. Profiles of several global cities, including Mexico City.

Introduction to Wales
bbc.co.uk/wales/about/introtowales.shtml
The BBC offers some general information about the geography of Wales.

Where I live in Wales
bbc.co.uk/wales/whereilive/
The BBC’s Where I Live site provides information about the past and the present for different localities in Wales.

Wales Tourist Board
www.visitwales.com
The Wales Tourist Board’s website offers a starting point to finding out about localities in Wales.

Worldwide Wales Project
www.worldwidewales.tv
This is an interactive audiovisual website which provides an informative introduction to the history, culture and sights of Wales. The programmes on the database are edited for narrowband as well as broadband purposes.

Scotland Tourist Board
www.visitscotland.com/
The Scottish Tourist Board site for Scotland with information on places and what to see and do.

Beautiful Scotland
www.beautiful-scotland.co.uk/
Scottish tourist information with plenty of pictures.

Your Place and Mine in Northern Ireland
bbc.co.uk/northernireland/yourplaceandmine/
Find out more about Northern Ireland as people write about their experiences and memories of events and places.

Attractions in Northern Ireland
bbc.co.uk/radio1/onelife/travel/atoz/n_ireland_attract.shtml
Brief descriptions of area locations and activities in Northern Ireland.

Discover Northern Ireland
www.discovernorthernireland.com/
Information from the Northern Ireland Tourist about about culture, activities and attractions.

Key Stage 2 Geography
www.dialsolutions.com/nyorks
Take a virtual tour of Ripon or browse a website from Barcelona.

Country reports.org
www.countryreports.org/
There is statistical information on countries around the world on this website.

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