Geography - Class VII Resources

The following list of online resources are provided as a sample of curated resources. New resources shall be added as we come across interesting and relevant online materials.

1. Latitude and Longitude

Description: This link provides Explanation on latitude and longitude. Finding your location throughout the world!.

Core Concepts: Latitude, equator, longitude, prime meridian, and international date line.

Link: PDF on longitude and latitude

2. Understanding Time Zones

Description: The link shows a video on how to calculate time zones of the world.

Core Concepts: Time zones, Greenwich meridian, and calculation of time zones.

Link: Understanding time zone

3. Time Zone

Description: This link shows video on times zones calculated using longitude.

Core Concepts: Time zones, Greenwich meridian, and international date line.

Link: Video on time zone

4. Understanding Time Zones

Description: This link shows a video on time zones.

Core Concepts: Time zones, rotation, speed of rotation, longitude, calculation of time.

LinkEarth science: understanding time zone

5. Latitudes and Longitudes

Description: This link shows a video showing latitudes and longitudes.

Core Concepts: Geographical grid, median of longitude, parallels of latitude and location of places.

Link: Video on Latitudes and longitudes

6. Types of Minerals and its Classification

Description: This link shows a video on mineral resources with explanation. 

Core Concepts: Mineral classification, examples, uses and structure.

Link: Webpage on types of minerals

7. Kothakpa Gypsum Mining, Pema Gatshel

Description: This link provides a writeup on Gypsum mining, Khothakpa in Pema Gatshel with photographs.

Core Concepts: Background, ownership, role of community and location.

Link: Webpage on background of Khothakpa gypsum mining

8. Earth’s Crust and Igneous Rock Formation

Description: This link  shows a video on plate tectonics and the geologic cycle responsible in the formation of rocks.

Core Concepts: Earth’s crust, asthenosphere, lithosphere and ocean crust.

Link: Webpage on geologic cycle from magma to igneous rock

9. Rock Cycle

Description: The weblink is about a video showing the rock cycle in the evolution of rocks.

Core Concepts: Rock cycle.

Link: Webpage on the constant evolution of rocks

10. Types of Rocks, Minerals, and its Uses

Description: This link is a video showing different rocks that form the different landforms on the Earth.

Core Concepts: Rocks and minerals, and its uses.

Link: Rocks and minerals for kids

11. Gypsum Extraction and Uses

Description: This link is a video showing  'Gypsum - The Miracle Mineral' that is widely used in the world.

Core Concepts: Gypsum extraction and uses.

Link: The miracle mineral

12. Cultural Diversity

Description: This is a webpage showing  how does Earth’s surface affect culture?

Core Concepts: Cultural diversity.

Link: Webpage on how earth's surface affect culture 

13. Location, Place Human/Environment Interaction

Description: This link provides explanation on location, place human/environment interaction.

Core Concepts: Location, place human/environment interaction.

Link: PDF on 5 themes of geography

14. How Geography Defines Culture

Description: This link shows a video on how geographic factors influence culture of a place?

Core Concepts: How geography defines culture.

Link: How geography defines a culture

15. How Geography Defines Culture

Description: This link provides  explanation on how to study culture.

Core Concepts: Study culture.

Link: PDF on how to study cultures

16. Types of Hazards and Disaster in Bhutan

Description: This link provides explanation on types of hazards and disaster in Bhutan.

Core Concepts: Hazards, disasters, earthquake, flood, and fire.

Link: Webpage on disaster management in Bhutan

17. Department of Disaster Management

Description: This is the homepage of Department of Disaster Management, MoHCA with details.

Core Concepts: Department of Disaster Management, MoHCA, Bhutan.

Link: Website on DDM

18. Natural Hazards and Disasters

Description: This link shows a video on natural hazards and disasters .

Core Concepts: Hazards, disasters, earthquake, fire, landslide, flood and drought.

Link: Natural hazards

19. Hazards

Description: This link shows a video on natural hazards.

Core Concepts: Natural hazards.

Link: Natural hazards 2

20. Earthquake Hazards

Description: This weblink is a video showing earthquake hazards - a video of San Francisco earthquake.

Core Concepts: Hazard, disaster, earthquake, tsunami, volcanoes, and flood. 

Link: Earthquake hazards

21. Causes and Effects of Earthquake

Description: This link provides a video showing the  causes and effects of earthquake.

Core Concepts: Plate tectonics, pressure, vibration, focus, epicentre, damage house and property, kill humans and animals.

Link: The causes and effects of earthquake

23. Disaster Preparedness & Risk Reduction

Description: This link shows an animated video on disaster preparedness & risk reduction.

Core Concepts: Disaster Preparedness, risk reduction, response, vulnerable and resilient.

Link: Disaster preparedness and risk reduction

24. Introduction to Disaster Preparedness

Description: This webpage provides explanation and  introduction to disaster preparedness

Core Concepts: Disaster preparedness, structural or physical vulnerability, human vulnerability, and human capacities.

Link: Webpage on disaster preparedness 

25. Preparedness for Emergency Response, Recovery, and Reconstruction

Description: This link provides a writeup on preparedness for emergency response, recovery, and reconstruction.

Core Concepts: Emergency response, recovery, and reconstruction.

Link: Webpage on safer future

26. Drainage Basin and its Characteristics

Description: This link provides a writeup on drainage basin and its characteristics.

Core Concepts: Drainage basin, hydrological cycle, erosion, weathering and transportation.

Link: Webpage on river features

27. River Flow Status of Bhutan

Description: This webpage provides explanation on river flow status of Bhutan.

Core Concepts: River Flow, river regimes, average annual flow, and discharge.

Link: PDF on river flow status of Bhutan

28. Types of Landform Images

Description: This link provides Slides and description on types of landforms.

Core Concepts: Basin, atoll, beach, canyon, coast, cave, and continent.

Link: PPT on types of landforms

29. Types of Landforms

Description: This link shows  animation video on types of landforms.

Core Concepts: Landforms, processes, location, tectonic movements, mountains, hills, valleys,  plateaus and deserts.

Link: Video on types of landforms

30. Bhutan River Basin Management Plan

Description: This link shows a video on Bhutan river basin management plan.

Core Concepts: River basin, and management.

Link: River basin management in Bhutan

31. Drainage system in India

Description: This link shows animated video of drainage system in India.

Core Concepts: Drainage system, Himalayan system, peninsular system, Indus.

Link: Drainage system in India

32. Landform and Water Bodies

Description: This link shows  video on exploring landforms  and water bodies.

Core Concepts: Landforms, water bodies,  mountains, continents, oceans, erosion and volcanoes.

Link: Exploring landforms and water bodies

33. Types of Pollution, Causes, Effects and Measures

Description: The webpage provides writeup and description about types of pollution, causes, effects and measures.

Core Concepts: Air, water, soil and noise pollution, burning of fossil fuel, mining operations, exhaust gases from industries and factories, global warming, acid rain, ozone depletion.

Link: Webpage on types of pollution

34. Learn about Pollution

Description: This is an animated video  on pollution and its causes.

Core Concepts: Air, water, Soil and noise pollution, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, burning fossil fuels.  

Link: Video on pollution

35. Natural Resources of Bhutan

Description: This link provide an explanation on land use, natural resources and conservation.

Core Concepts: Land Use, land cover, natural resources, and conservation.

Link: PDF on land use, natural resources and conservation

36. Country Environmental Analysis, Role of Natural Resources for the Economy

Description: This link provides explanation on country environmental analysis.

Core Concepts: Environmental analysis, role of natural resources, biodiversity, and sustainable development. 

Link: PDF on country environmental analysis - Bhutan

37. Water Resources

Description: This link provides explanation on water resources.

Core Concepts: Risks and opportunities in sustainable and future use.  

Link: PDF on water in Bhutan's economy

38. Bhutan’s Experience in Socio-Economic Development-UNCTAD

Description: This link provides explanation on Bhutan’s experience in socio-economic development.

Core Concepts: GDP, unemployment, economic vulnerability, MDGs.

Link: PDF on Bhutan: socio economic development experiences