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1 Focus of workshop What are your needs? How can the GA support these needs? How could a GA network of new teachers be supportive? How could you be involved in the GAs work?

2 Geographical Association Journals

3 GA publications for Primary geography

4 GA publications for Secondary geography

5 GA Branches

6 GA Projects Spatially speaking Where will I live?

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8 you are here: home >> Resources >> Earthquake You are not logged in Earthquake Flooding Photo Gallery Themes Past Themes Research Fieldwork Links Our Wonderful World Geography Action Week Mapping Our Globe 2007 Floods UK Earthquake - February 2008 On Wednesday 27 February at 00:56, the British Geological Survey (BGS) recorded an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 (ML) on the Richter scale near Market Rasen, Lincolnshire. This was the largest earthquake in the UK since the magnitude 5.4 ML Lleyn Peninsula quake in 1984, which was widely felt across England and Wales. The links below have been compiled to help you find news reports, data and teaching resources as quickly as possible. Map of Plate Boundaries (USGS) Don't forget to fill in the BGS Earthquake Questionnaire to help them study the effects of earthquakes. News Reports Massive Earthquake Hits Rasen - Market Rasen Mail Earthquake Felt Across Much Of UK - BBC news report, includes video reports and a list of significant UK earthquakes going back to 1931 Quake Clean-Up 'Will Cost Millions' - Sky News report including video report by a seismologist plus videos and photographs of damage Insurers Count Cost Of Quake Damage - ITN report (video/text) Quake Set To Cost Millions ITN report (video/text) Earthquake Shakes Britain But Damages Little - Telegraph article, plus photos and reader comments England Hit By Earthquake - British Geological Survey press release Information and Data How Earthquakes Happen - Flash animation (or PDF) from the BBC Q&A - the UK's Small Scale Tremors - BBC article 'The room just started shaking' - map of quake intensity across the UK linked to reader comments (BBC) Telegraph Readers Google Map - witness accounts according to area Table of town-by-town statistics - provided by the US Geological Survey Earthquake Hazards Program. 7872 reports were received, mainly in Britain but some in Belgium. Earthquakes in the British Isles - BGS earthquake website BGS Earthquake Questionnaire - register your experiences to help the BGS study the effects of earthquakes Earthquake Hazards Program - US Geological Survey website Magnitude 4.7, England UK - USGS information including a range of maps and scientific data World-Wide Earthquake Locator - from Edinburgh Earth Observatory Earthquake Newspaper Archive - search millions of newspaper pages dating back to the 1700s Earthwise Articles- free PDF downloads from the BGS magazine Earthquake intensity map - an intensity map of UK earthquakes for Google Earth Teaching Resources Earthquakes for Kids - comprehensive earthquake website aimed at children from the USGS Earthquake Topics - lesson plans and activity resources from the USGS, aimed at a US audience but very useful nonetheless! Resources for Teachers - more material from the USGS Teaching About Disasters - Earthquake Week - article by Justin Sharpe, Teaching Geography, Summer 2005. 'Provides practical ways into teaching about plate tectonics, earthquakes and other natural hazards'. Free to GA members Earthquake – what happens after the Quake - teaching resources on Justin Sharpe's Geo-World website Education for Geo-Hazards - Earthquake! - another website from Justin Sharpe, this time about how to survive natural disasters, including earthquakes What determines the impact of an earthquake? - information on The Geography Site How to map an earthquake - Ordnance Survey resource created by the BGS Organisations British Geological Survey US Geological Survey Geological Society Earth Science Teachers Association Geologists Association Found a useful resource? Get in touch! (Updated 10.03.08) All pages © The Geographical Association 2004-2006 - Disclaimer The GA is an independent charity funded predominantly by members. Support us by becoming a member. GA Sponsor: home | about us | news | events | projects | viewpoint | resources | shop | journals ey & primary | secondary | post 16 & he | join the GA | login | contact us | help | disclaimerhomeResources EarthquakeFloodingPhoto GalleryThemesPast ThemesResearchFieldworkLinks Our Wonderful WorldGeography Action WeekMapping Our Globe2007 Floods BGS Earthquake Questionnaire Massive Earthquake Hits Rasen Earthquake Felt Across Much Of UK Quake Clean-Up 'Will Cost Millions' Insurers Count Cost Of Quake Damage Quake Set To Cost Millions Earthquake Shakes Britain But Damages Little England Hit By Earthquake How Earthquakes Happen Q&A - the UK's Small Scale Tremors 'The room just started shaking' Telegraph Readers Google Map Table of town-by-town statistics Earthquakes in the British Isles BGS Earthquake Questionnaire Earthquake Hazards Program Magnitude 4.7, England UK World-Wide Earthquake Locator Earthquake Newspaper Archive Earthwise Articles Earthquake intensity map Earthquakes for Kids Earthquake Topics Resources for Teachers Teaching About Disasters - Earthquake Week Earthquake – what happens after the Quake Education for Geo-Hazards - Earthquake! What determines the impact of an earthquake? How to map an earthquake British Geological Survey US Geological Survey Geological Society Earth Science Teachers Association Geologists AssociationGet in touch - Disclaimer homeabout usnewseventsprojectsviewpointresourcesshopjournalsey & primarysecondary post 16 & hejoin the GAlogincontact ushelpdisclaimer

9 Primary CPD Primary Subject Leader CPD - Canterbury The TDA are providing funding for teachers to take part in a three day project between January 2008 – March 2008, working with Subject Associations and Canterbury Christ Church University tutors. The project will develop the skills required for leading a subject, including monitoring standards, evaluating teaching and learning, leading sustainable improvement and developing coaching and mentoring skills. Initially, places are limited to five teachers per subject area, and the date of Day One will be Monday 14 January 2008, Days Two & Three will be in February and March. For further information contact Sharon Mackintosh (01227 767700 Ext 3263). Geog Blog Wendy North, Primary Projects Leader for the Action Plan for Geography, has created a blog page called Everyday Geographies. The blog aims to 'share good ideas about primary geography with teachers and other educational professionals'. Sustainable Schools Leader Pack - Free Download The Sustainable Schools rural urban linking project was funded by the Yorkshire and Humber Global Schools Association. It ran from January to July 2007 and linked four rural schools in Craven, North Yorkshire with four urban schools from Bradford or Keighley. The resulting activity pack can be downloaded free from the YDMT website. If you have any further questions about the pack or the project please contact Judy Rogers, Community Officer at YDMT on (015242 51002). Sharon MackintoshEveryday GeographiesYDMT websiteJudy Rogers

10 CPD Secondary CPD The Japan Foundation is currently inviting applications from Secondary School teachers and administrators for their annual, fully-funded study tour to Japan. The tour is from 18 June - 2 July 2008 and the deadline for applications is 25 April 2008. Further information about this and other funding opportunities can be found in the Funding & Awards section.Funding & Awards The TDA website features a comprehensive section on CPD, including tips on self-evaluation and reviewing your school's CPD policy, what makes effective CPD, and a list of sources of CPD. (03.01.08)TDA website CfBT Education Trust and the GA will be managing nine conferences for subject leaders next term. The conferences aim to offer support for the implementation of the new curriculum at Key Stage 3. Further information and a link to online booking is available on the New Curriculum Support page. (Updated 18.12.07)New Curriculum Support As part of the Action Plan for Geography we will be running a variety of free CPD events until July 2008. Find out more about these and book online in the APG pages of this website. Our curriculum-making courses are also available as free online CPD units on the Geography Teaching Today website. (21.11.07)APG pagesGeography Teaching Today

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