Sunday, 19 October 2014

New GA toolkits

Two new GA toolkit books have now been published, and arrived in school this week.
Plenty of interesting ideas for teaching about Geology and Weathering from John Widdowson in 'The Role of Stones' and an exploration of 'India' by Catherine Owen.
The toolkits now offer good coverage of most KS3 topics and concepts. Here's a diagram which shows the coverage as a matrix:

Here's a great picture taken by my friend Ian Ward on a recent trip to Agra. It shows the gap between the image of India that the Taj Mahal projects, and the reality of life for those who live on the other side of the high wall that surrounds it...


Image credit: Ian Ward, and used with permission

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