After many American universities closed their Geography departments in the 40s and 50s - the horror! - the subject has been having a renaissance across the pond. As the then President of Harvard said in 2006 "Geography is a very different field today,and it is increasingly at the center of a very wide range of intellectual concerns." The subject is particularly in demand amongst companies hiring for the current "hot job", cartographers. What goes around comes around!
August 25, 2015 Updated 08/25/2015 The next hot job: cartographer Colleges across the city and nation, including Harvard University, offer degrees in the field of geography. By Aaron Elstein Comments Email Print × Photo: Buck Ennis Javier de la Torre (left), Chris Whong and Andrew Hill (right) of Ca…
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Scotland beneath your feet II: disaster and resource
(Upper Primary 2nd Level)
Try a series of ‘hands-on’ activities to develop pupil understanding of the processes that can cause global natural hazards, whilst also affecting Scotland. Consider the crucial role played by Scotland's Earth resources. See how to use Earth science activities to motivate and enthuse pupils in the primary classroom, whilst developing their own understanding of Earth processes and promoting their thinking and investigational skills.