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Geography Quest 4 – Web Links

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Chapter 1: Spot the Changes

This site takes a bit of exploring but it has lots of information and images about natural forces of all kinds: Web Link
Read all about hurricanes and storms and the changes they make to our natural environment: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image This site shows you how to make a model volcano – integrates well with science: Web Link
Spot the changes that have taken place in a rural scene over the last century: Web Link

Chapter 2: We Live in a Community

A good site exploring rural/urban habitats: Web Link

Chapter 3: The Clothes we Wear

On this site you have to match the appropriate clothes to the region in the world you are visiting: Web Link

Chapter 4: The Water Cycle

A simple animation of the Water Cycle which illustrates the process very clearly: Web Link
Another useful little animation explaining the Water Cycle: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image This lesson on the Water Cycle integrates well with science: Web Link

Chapter 5: The Story of a River

Lots of information about rivers here: Web Link
This site includes a short animation of how rivers flow: Web Link

Chapter 6: Ireland – Rivers, Lakes and Mountains

Drag and drop rivers of Ireland to their correct locations: Web Link
Drag and drop mountains of Ireland to their correct locations: Web Link
Drag and drop lakes of Ireland to their correct locations: Web Link

Chapter 7: Towns and Cities

A nice game to test your knowledge of the location of cities in Ireland: Web Link

Chapter 8: My County

Quiz about County nicknames: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image Here are some worksheets off www.scoilnet.ie. Print and complete:
Teacher Icon Image My County worksheet: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image A handy blank map showing counties of Ireland: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image Order the counties into their provinces: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image How to play GeoPictionary: Web Link

Chapter 9: Our Capital City – Dublin – Baile Átha Cliath

Have a look around this site where you will find vintage photos of old Dublin (and indeed photos of many other counties in Ireland): Web Link
This project about the River Liffey by Elanora Heights Primary School gives lots of information on the river that divides Dublin in two: Web Link

Chapter 10: Potatoes

Take an interactive tour of a village in Ireland during the Irish Potato Famine: Web Link
Lots of games, recipes and activities on this site – all about potatoes! Web Link

Chapter 12: Communications

This link has a very detailed timeline showing the history of communication: Web Link

Chapter 13: The GAA at a Glance

An excellent site with loads of resources on the GAA: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image Print these sheets off and use them to test students’ knowledge of GAA crests:
Teacher Icon Image Connacht: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image Leinster: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image Ulster: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image Munster: Web Link

Chapter 14: Volcanoes, Rocks and Earthquakes

All you ever wanted to know about Pompeii is in this site: Web Link
Have a look around this site to find out all about volcanoes – they even have a volcano of the month! Web Link
All about earthquakes – another site worth exploring: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image This site has lots of possible lessons on the subject of earthquarkes and volcanoes: Web Link

Chapter 15: Making Maps

A fun site that teaches us lots about scale on maps: Web Link

Chapter 16: The Earth’s Place in Space

Help these aliens find intelligent life out in the universe! A fun and informative game: Web Link
This is a brilliant website showing different images of Earth from satellite photos: Web Link

Chapter 17: China

There are loads of resources on China to explore here: Web Link
This is a really good site showing photos, maps, videos and e-cards about China: Web Link
Learn all about the Chinese year and horoscopes: Web Link
A game designed to teach the various regions of China… take the easy option! Web Link