The power of maps and geographical data visualisations for telling stories about our world
Ideas on how to use Earth observation in your teaching
In this podcast, Professor Andrew Tatem discusses quantifying population movements and data skills in geography.
Written by Professor Richard Harris, Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol
Colouring London aims to collect information on every building in London, to help make the city more sustainable.
A set of ten curated datasets for classroom use, based on open data
This report provides a short introduction to quantitative geography and why geography without quantitative methods just does not add up
Written by Dr Jon Reades, Department of Geography, King's College London
People, places and population change
Provided by ESRI and others
There is an opportunity for students to develop their data skills in relation to the multiple meanings and identities of place
Download a copy of our guide
Statistics work sheets
Professor Andy Hodson, University of Sheffield
Written by David Holmes
Dr Richard Waller, Keele University
Professor Rob Wilby, Loughborough University
Written by Philip Monk.
Dr Annie Ockleford, University of Brighton
By The Association for Science and Education
By Benjamin Hennig, from Geographical
LondonMapper: exploring a world city through census data.
Produced by Raphael Heath, Head of Geography at the Royal High School Bath, as part of an Innovative Geography Teaching Grant from the RGS-IBG.
Created for an RGS-IBG Innovative Teaching Grant, this resource is a collaboration between Paul Turner (Head of Geography at Bedales School) and Dr Adam Dennett (UCL Lecturer)
A selection of useful links to support the teaching of data skills in geography
Geographical data skills are valued in many workplaces. Watch the videos and view a series of workplace case studies
How can climate variation be used to make predictions on climate change? Investigating El Niño and the Galapagos Islands
Written by Alan Parkinson
An introduction to the theory of ecological systems through dynamics such as trophic levels and food webs
The fluvial system: lessons using data skills
This resource explores the Hunstanton area of NW Norfolk, and the stretch of coastline on either side, which borders The Wash in the East of England
River and coastal fieldwork approaches that are directly relevant to ‘real-world’ professional industries, career paths, and activities
FT for schools subscriptions are available to students aged 16-19, their teachers and schools around the world
These resources, produced in partnership with the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, outline how Countryside Survey data can be used in conjunction with ArcGIS Online
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