Classroom Resources

Discover the World Education and the Geographical Association have formed a strategic partnership, with the aim of making the benefits of international field studies more accessible to geography students, both inside and outside the classroom.

As part of our ongoing commitment to fulfilling this aim, Discover the World Education have produced a variety of free geography resources.


We are delighted to announce our upcoming free series of virtual geography webinars, as part of our partnership with the Geographical Association. Discover more »

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Classroom Activities

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Mount Thorbjörn Volcano Classroom Activities

  • A series of classroom activities around the various reports from Iceland regarding potential magma accumulation and an associated risk of volcanic activity.
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Do Now Activities – January 2020

  • PowerPoint includes 10 'Do Now' starter activities, with a source image and some prompt questions from January 2020!
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The Big Geography Quiz 2019

  • 10 rounds of topical geography questions including an exclusive round from Kids Against Plastic
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Comparing Lava Types

  • Teaching resource, activities and videos on lava types in Iceland
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Do Now Starter Activities

  • Topical questions to kick off your lesson and get your students thinking!
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The Big Summer End Of Year Geography Quiz!

  • Last chance to test your students knowledge before the summer
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Tectonic Hazards Assessment Mats

  • 25 minute homework or in class assessment on tectonic hazards
  • including an Eyjafjallajökull eruption case study
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The Big Geography Quiz Of 2018

  • Download our PowerPoint Quizzes
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NEW! "Geography Teacher Zone" community

  • Bridge the gap between the latest geography research, the news and your classroom
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Classroom posters

  • A1 posters to complement our classroom videos
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Iceland and Hawaii: A comparison exercise for your classroom

  • Classroom activities: comparing how the physical, social, economic and environmental effects differ in Hawaii and Iceland.
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Using literature in the geography classroom: Iceland

  • How can geographers support their students to develop literacy skills? Jo Coles provides her advice and a range of classroom activities...
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How to Speak 'Volcano'

  • Jo Coles discusses the importance of using geographical language in the classroom and provides ideas on how to get your students speaking like geographers.