Will it snow?

As the weather gets colder and Christmas approaches, the question of whether or not it will snow, and whether we’ll get a white Christmas becomes important – and a great way to revise some weather processes. Have a look at our resource investigating what weather conditions are required for snow, with some ideas for classroom…

Climate Negotiations wins Scottish Award

The Society’s Climate Change Negotiations for Schools Resource – ‘Simulating a World Climate Conference’ – has been recognized and ‘Highly Commended’ at the SAGT Conference Awards 2018 hosted by Dollar Academy. Morven Neil, RMetS Scottish Education Representative was in attendance at the conference to receive the award and to run a number of seminars that…

IPCC 1.5 Degree Report

You are very unlikely to have missed the various media reports about the IPCC’s special report on global warming of 1.5 °C, published this week. Some of the comparisons between a 1.5°C world and a 2°C world are fairly shocking, even to someone who had a fair understanding of climate projections. The full summary of…

Water Cycle Film

We are delighted to have produced this short video illustrating how deforestation has an impact on the water cycle, both locally and globally. Bringing together the carbon and water cycles, it is particularly relevant to A level geography (and GCSE biology).

Come Rain or Shine: Teacher CPD Wins Award

We are delighted that our online weather and climate teacher CPD course “Come Rain or Shine” has received the EMS Outreach & Communication Award 2018. FutureLearn is a leading Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform delivering online learning to participants around the world, free of charge. Running a course on this platform has been a…

Free Online CPD starts 18th June

“Come Rain or Shine”, our online course, will run again from 18th June. The course is suitable for secondary geography teachers wishing to improve their understanding of UK weather, A level students beginning or revising a weather topic or anyone else with an interest in understanding the processes underlying our weather in the UK. The…

Scottish and Welsh teacher wanted

Teacher wanted!   Scotland: We are looking for an experienced Scottish secondary geography teacher with an excellent track record of teaching across a wide range of abilities and ages, to deliver some lessons, workshops and fieldwork in schools across Scotland and, in association, to create new content for MetLink (or edit existing content) to improve…