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The real map of Ireland, Ireland's marine territory: word association and picturesIreland has a marine territory of up to 220 million acres (880,000km²) which is ten times the size of Irelands land area. The aim is to develop student’s perception that the map of “Ireland” also includes Ireland’s marine territory, thus introducing “The Real Map of Ireland”. Students will learn to identify key names and areas of Ireland’s marine territory that is under the sea through word and picture association.
Seashore marine table quizDevelop an increasing awareness of plants and animals that live in local marine environments including the seashore, seas and oceans of Ireland. After learning all about the seashore and other marine related lessons, this quiz can be used to evaluate the student’s knowledge of the marine related living things and natural environments. The table quiz can be used as a guide, highlighting facts about the marine environment and some of the animals that live there.
What would you do with the Real Map of Ireland?The phrase “the Real Map of Ireland” is a statement established to highlight that the map of Ireland land area also includes our marine resource. In fact the area of our marine resource is ten times larger than our land area above the sea. This makes Ireland one of the largest maritime States in the European Union. Objective: Establish what an area is and how to measure it. Compare sizes of areas: e.g. the area of the classroom, school property, backyard at home, local park, farms, cities, counties, countries Identify what resources can we use that are on land in the “areas” … what would you find in a park, farm, etc