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Geography Quest 6 – Web Links

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Chapter 1: The Structure of the Earth

This is a great site. It shows various views of Earth’s major landforms from satellite photos: Web Link
Have a look at this short animation – it shows the way in which the continents would once have slotted together: Web Link
Nice site with detailed explanations of what’s inside the Earth – accompanied by colourful graphics! Web Link

Chapter 2: Storms and Weather Disasters

A challenging site about storms with some interactive games: Web Link

Chapter 3: The Peatlands of Ireland

An excellent site explaining formation and location of Irish boglands: Web Link

Chapter 5: Longitude and Latitude

Loads of information on this site – includes a quiz about hemispheres: Web Link

Chapter 6: Modern Industry in Ireland

This is the Intel website – it has some podcasts/videos where employees talk about their working life in Intel: Web Link

Chapter 7: Weather and Climate

A very comprehensive site on weather – well worth a look at! Web Link
Short but challenging weather quiz: Web Link

Chapter 8: The Seasons

This is an interesting, short quiz about the sun and its importance to life on Earth: Web Link

Chapter 9: Energy

This is a site with loads of information and interesting activities about energy: Web Link
Energy-saving games on this site – a lot of fun! Web Link

Chapter 10: Changes to the Landscape

Teacher Icon Image This is a very comprehensive site dealing with all types of natural disasters that have shaped our environment and changed the world: Web Link
A quiz about earthquakes: Web Link

Chapter 12: Caring for the Environment

Test your knowledge of hazardous waste in your home: Web Link
A bit of fun – cleaning your room…so much easier on a computer than in reality! Web Link
Test how ‘green’ you are by playing this game: Web Link

Chapter 13: Africa

Excellent site with loads of videos, facts, photos – all about South Africa: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image Lots of different types of maps of Africa here: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image A printable crossword about Africa: Web Link

Chapter 14: The Burren

This is an excellent site dealing with flora, fauna, farming and changes to the Burren: Web Link
Just type in ‘Burren’ and lots of photos of the Burren will appear: Web Link

Chapter 15: Rivers of the World

This site is packed with facts, photos, games and lesson plans on the major rivers of the world: Web Link
A quick quiz covering basic river terms: Web Link

Chapter 16: Poverty and Famine

List of the 50 poorest countries in the world as well as trends in these countries: Web Link

Chapter 17: The Mediterranean Countries

Statetris, a version of the game Tetris, is designed to teach you the location of the countries of Europe. Use the arrow keys on the keyboard to move the ‘country’ about. Web Link

Chapter 18: World Tour Prize

A short quiz about the world around us: Web Link