How well do you know Rudolph? Or, how the reindeer has adapted to its extreme environment

Reindeers in natural environment, Tromso region, Northern Norway

Reindeer aren’t just good at flying through the sky on Christmas Eve – they’re also incredibly well adapted to their extreme Arctic environment. Plus, scroll down to enter our reindeer quiz competition. Reindeer coats have two layers: a thick, woolly undercoat and a top layer of hollow hairs which keep the reindeer well insulated. The hollow […]

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AO3 questions

Bird's eye view of Shanghai Lujiazui financial centre

Planning and teaching the new GCSE (Eduqas A at my school) has highlighted the importance of the AO3 objective: ‘apply knowledge and understanding to interpret, analyse and evaluate geographical information and issues and to make judgements’. My Year 10 students have been developing their AO3 skills but many have struggled to include everything required in […]

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