R 5+6 Geography
This is a child page of 5th & 6th Class
Geography in Scoil Mhuire is based around three major themes.
Place - Pupils learn about people and communities who live therein, their interactions and lifestyles, the features they construct and the effect of nature on their lives.
Space -Pupils learn about natural and human features and how they are related to each other and how they are distributed on earth i.e places and patterns of human activity.
Environment.- Pupils learn about the interdependence of people and their environment, the effects of the physical and natural environment on our lives and the effects of human activity on the earth.
The Gegraphy curiculum plays an important part in developing the pupils' sense of community and citizenship.
The pupils learn many important skills and concepts through engaging with the Geography curriculum- spatial relationships, mapping skills, investigation skills ( questioning, observing, predicting, investigating, estimating, measuring, analysing, recording, communicating and evaluating)
Local Studies arean important aspect and enables the pupils to understand the world they live in, promoting awareness aod the similarities and differnces between environments both locally, in Ireland and globally.
Click here for some informational websites related to the Geography Curriculum.
ASK ABOUT IRELAND-LEARNING ZONE
KIDS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
Save Our Wildlife!
Test Your Countries!
Online Atlas & Interactive Maps
Biomes of the World
The Earth and the Sun