Archive for the ‘Geography’ Category

Here you will find links to websites which will help you to research macaws for your non-chronological report.

Remember to only write notes, not copy sentences and whole paragraphs from these sites.

National Geographic

Learning About Rainforests

Animal Corner

Wilderness Classroom

Scarlet Macaw Facts

Creatures of the Amazon

Live Science

Rainforest Alliance

 

Use these links to help you research the plants of the rainforest.

The Virtual Rainforest

Plant Species

Amazon Plants and Trees

Rainforest Layers

Use these links to research the different layers of the rainforest:

Tropical Rainforests

Layers of a Rainforest

Rainforest Information

Rainforest Strata

Exploring the Rainforest

Rainforest Facts

Rainforest Layers

Use these websites to research flowers and soil types.

Flowers of the UK

What is the weather like in the UK?

Soil Types

The UK Flower Industry

10 easy to grow flowers

Research what it is like to visit Antarctica. You can record the information in your own way (list, spidergram, tableā€¦), but you must include the following points: travel, animals, living conditions, work and play.

Lizzie’s Diary

Research the threats to the Polar Regions using these websites.

You will be writing a newspaper article about the threats, so make sure you get plenty of ideas and facts about how the Arctic and Antarctica are in danger.

WWF Polar Regions

Greenpeace

Cool Antarctica

Polar Lands

Polar Bears

 

Use these links to help with your research on The Great Exhibition:

The British Library

The Victoria and Albert Museum

Victorian School

 

These links will help you with you research about travelling by sea in Victorian times:

The SS Great Britain

The Royal Victoria Dock

 

 

 

 

These links will help you find out more about steam power in the Victorian Era:

Victorian Workshop

Victorian Railways

These links will give you more information about Locomotion No. 1:

Grace’s Guide to Steam Locomotives

Daily Mail News Report