Gruffalo Hunting in Cornwall | devongeography

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I am really pleased that my Grandson has started to develop a genuine interest in the outdoors. While on a recent holiday in Cornwall, I was able to take him Gruffalo Hunting, and combine a great woodland walk with some fun technology.

 The Forestry Commission has established a number of ‘Gruffalo Spotters Trails’ in its forests and woodlands across the whole of the UK, and these can be found on a map on the web site listed at the end of this blog. The trails are interactive, and allow you to follow a series of clues to help you track down different…

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World Poverty Clock Web Site | devongeography

http://worldpoverty.io/

The ‘World Poverty Clock’ web site can be very impactful starter for geography lessons on themes of development.

It is a real-time graphic estimate of the numbers of people in the world living in poverty, and can be projected into the future to monitor the progress against ending extreme poverty – the United Nations’ first Sustainable Development Goal.

After discussing the figures with a class, you can use the slider towards the bottom of the screen to look into the future. What progress is being made? Is it fast enough? What else can be done to reduce some of…

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World Poverty Clock Web Site | devongeography

http://worldpoverty.io/

The ‘World Poverty Clock’ web site can be very impactful starter for geography lessons on themes of development.

It is a real-time graphic estimate of the numbers of people in the world living in poverty, and can be projected into the future to monitor the progress against ending extreme poverty – the United Nations’ first Sustainable Development Goal.

After discussing the figures with a class, you can use the slider towards the bottom of the screen to look into the future. What progress is being made? Is it fast enough? What else can be done to reduce some of…

Continue reading at:

http://ift.tt/2s2l2AB