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Pumpkin Interactive produce high quality educational resources for secondary schools. Our DVD resources are tailor-made to meet the requirements of all the UK’s main awarding bodies. In fact many of our teaching resources are now either endorsed or recommended by all the major exam boards, including OCREdexcelAQA and WJEC

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We are the place to source geography resources. Pumpkin Interactive specialise in producing up-to-date, high quality, specification-relevant geography DVD resources for secondary schools and colleges. Our titles provide video case study material from around the world for many of the key areas: Bio-Diversity, Energy, Urban Environments, Population, Coasts, Natural Hazards, Flooding and Migration.

Our geography resources are developed with the help of expert geography consultants and we work closely with subject associations like the Geographical Association and awarding bodies. In fact many of our geography resources are now either endorsed or recommended by all the major UK exam boards, including Edexcel, OCR and WJEC. Our geography DVD resources are also accompanied by extensive additional teacher resource packs. 

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Ageing Populations

Ageing Populations

This excellent resource examines the current issues surrounding an ageing population in the UK, using East Devon as a case study.  It illustrates the causes, impacts and management of the UK's ageing population and changing dependency ration.  It shows how governments, NGOs and individuals are meeting the challenges at a national and local level. ...

28 mins

£40.00

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Avalanches: Causes, Impacts and Management (Digital Download)

Avalanches: Causes, Impacts and Management (Digital Downl...

This digital download is licensed for educational use only.  Format: MP4 / Download Size: 119.9MB. (Add this product to your cart and then a download link will be emailed to you, once the payment has been received). 

Filmed in Chamonix in the French Alps, this clip looks at the risks posed by avalanches and the combination of factors that contribute to the avalanche hazard. It then goes on to explore the ways in...

8 mins

£12.00

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Biodiversity Under Threat

Biodiversity Under Threat

Resource bank of video clips, interactive maps, student activities and teachers' notes.

Bangladesh's Sundarban Mangroves is one of the world's most bio-diverse areas and home to the endangered Bengal Tiger. This interactive DVD resource bank looks at why the Sundarbans is so important: as a bio-diversity hotspot, a...

42 mins

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Challenges of Urbanisation: Inequalities in Bangalore

Challenges of Urbanisation: Inequalities in Bangalore

An up-to-date, adaptable and engaging resource for the learning and teaching of development, poverty and inequalities. It takes Bangalore as a case study and looks at the causes and impacts of urban poverty, including the role of urbanisation and push-pull factors of rural to urban migration. The programme then provides positive images of manageme...

27 mins

£45.00

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Climate Change

Climate Change

Use this resource to encourage students to judge whether or not climate change will impact upon people differently around the world. The impacts of climate change can be quite hard to see in the UK, but as our fantastic footage from the Arctic, Greenland, Iceland, Africa, the Alps, ...

35 mins

£49.00

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Coastal Processes and Landforms

Coastal Processes and Landforms

 

Why do novice surfers prefer constructive waves?  What happens when you take away a village's natural sea defences?  Filmed along the dorset coastline, this resource provides up-to-date explanations and examples of the processes and landforms that shape coastal environments, bringing the subject alive thro...

38 mins

£49.00

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Debating Energy Futures: Coal, Gas and Nuclear

Debating Energy Futures: Coal, Gas and Nuclear

With case studies from the US, the UK, China and India, this title asks how important coal, gas and nuclear will be in the future global energy mix. Find out what is being done to clean up coal, the dirtiest of all fossil fuels.  With the growth of fracking in the US improving energy security in the States, what are the potential benefi...

34 mins

£49.00

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Emerging Superpower: India's Booming Bangalore

Emerging Superpower: India's Booming Bangalore

A fantastic resource for the study of Globalisation, this programme takes the city of Bangalore, known as the Silicon Valley of India, and asks what are the causes of its success – including the role of education, globalisation and government de-regulation? It then goes on to look at the social, economic and environmental impacts of its growth and...

37 mins

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Energy Security: India’s Sustainable Solutions

Energy Security: India’s Sustainable Solutions

India faces a major energy crisis because of its rapid population growth and industrialisation, but traditional energy sources won't be enough to meet all future needs. This geography DVD resource looks at sustainable alternatives. We visit Asia's largest wind farm and look at who is benefitting from this electricity generation. We then visit a bi...

28 mins

£45.00

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Extreme Weather: Coastal Flooding

Extreme Weather: Coastal Flooding

 Through the use of two case studies: the Dawlish Railway Collapse and the East Coast Tidal Surge, this resource looks at the impacts of the 2013/2014 winter storms. The extreme weather conditions that led to these events are examined, the impacts on people and the environment are...

30 mins

£49.00

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Extreme Weather: The Somerset Floods

Extreme Weather: The Somerset Floods

In the winter of 2013/2014 the UK was hit by a succession of 13 low pressure systems causing extreme flooding on the Somerset Levels.  This DVD looks at the human and physical causes of the floods and explores the impacts on property and lives through the first hand accounts of local residents and business...

28 mins

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Flooding in Bangladesh: Causes, Impacts and Management

Flooding in Bangladesh: Causes, Impacts and Management

Tailor-made to fit UK specifications, this resource is filmed in Bangladesh and emphasises contemporary thinking about hazard events. The personal accounts of those living on Bangladesh's char lands help explain the physical and human causes of flooding, including the local and regional factors as well as the effect of climate change. The DVD als...

38 mins

£45.00

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Flooding in the UK: Tewkesbury

Flooding in the UK: Tewkesbury

A freak weather event or a disaster waiting to happen? Explore the physical and human causes of the Tewkesbury 2007 flood with this resource that looks in detail at runoff, infiltration rates and the factors affecting storm hydrographs. First hand accounts from residents and busin...

37 mins

£49.00

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Geohazards: Monitoring and Prediction

Geohazards: Monitoring and Prediction


Learn how volcanologists in Montserrat and Iceland are predicting the location, frequency and severity of future volcanic and seismic events. Get access to the very latest equipment used for deformation, seismic and environmental monitoring, from helicopters to rapid response radar trailers used to ...

38 mins

£49.00

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Glaciation in the UK

Glaciation in the UK

 How has ice shaped the UK landscape?   What are the processes operating at differing scales and how have they been influenced by geology, climate and human activity? With examples drawn from around the UK this DVD provides illustrations and explanations for the different landforms and features associated with glacia...

25 mins

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Glaciation: Processes and Landforms

Glaciation: Processes and Landforms

How are glaciers formed? Where are they found? How and why do they move? How do they shape the land, both now and in the past? Using examples filmed in the UK, Iceland and the Alps, and with the help of satellite images, graphics and interviews with some...

40 mins

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Global Energy Security

Global Energy Security

What makes some countries more energy secure than others and what are the strategies that can be pursued to improve security?  With video case studies from the EU, Iceland, China, India, Canada and the US, this resource provides students with a wealth of contrasting examples. Find out how the geopolitics of Eastern Europe is affecting en...

34 mins

£49.00

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HE/FE Network Licence

HE/FE Network Licence

All our titles are available with a full site licence for FE and HE Institutions. If you are an HE or FE Institution and would like to use any of our titles on your network there is a one off payment of £20 per title for a lifetime licence. Please add this product to your order to purchase a site licence.  You will need to buy a site licence for each of the titles you are purchasing.  Please adjust the quantit...


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Holderness: Sustainable Coastal Management

Holderness: Sustainable Coastal Management

Taking the stretch of coastline from Flamborough Head down to Spurn Point, this resource looks at the causes, effects and management of coastal erosion. It shows the different landforms created along the coast, the issues they create and the different ways in which they are managed, including hard and soft engineering. It then goes on to evaluate th...

32 mins

£40.00

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Iceland: Living with Volcanoes

Iceland: Living with Volcanoes


Focussing primarily on the 2010 eruption, this resource first asks why people choose to live in volcanic regions? The opportunities for geo-thermal power, tourism and agriculture are considered. It then explores the impacts of the Eyjafjallajokull eruption and responses to it including the role of: emerge...

42 mins

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Issues in Globalisation: Environmental Impacts & Sustainability

Issues in Globalisation: Environmental Impacts & Sustaina...

Can economic growth be environmentally sustainable? Residents of Dhaka's slums show how extreme industrial pollution is destroying their environment and health. Next we talk to Bangladesh's environmental activists, factory owners and government officials and ask what needs to be done to make industrial growth sustainable? We then see how a company...

25 mins

£45.00

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Issues in Globalisation: How Fair is Fashion?

Issues in Globalisation: How Fair is Fashion?

Using the international fashion industry as a case study this resource asks: what is globalisation, what are the causes, and what is the role played by TNCs? It then looks at the effects of globalisation and asks what are the pros and cons and who benefits? Filmed in Bangladesh, it compares the working and living conditions of textile workers em...

26 mins

£45.00

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Managing the Dorset Coast: Conflicts, Challenges and Opportunities

Managing the Dorset Coast: Conflicts, Challenges and Oppo...

How can you balance the needs of the 25,000 visitors who descend on Studland Bay on a busy day, meet the requirements of Europe's largest oil field and protect the environment? This DVD explores the values, attitudes and impact of the different players who use this area, before assessing the sustainability and su...

41 mins

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Managing Youthful Populations: An African Case Study

Managing Youthful Populations: An African Case Study

A fantastic resource that covers all the issues and implications associated with managing a youthful and growing population. The Gambia, with one of the most youthful populations in the world, is used as a case study. The role of contraception and family planning is looked at in detail, as are the pressures on resources and the environment. The pr...

31 mins

£40.00

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Montserrat: Living with Volcanoes

Montserrat: Living with Volcanoes

A perfect case study of a volcano in an LEDC. The resource provides a clear explanation of the processes causing Montserrat's recent volcanic activity. It then assesses the social, economic and environmental impacts of the continuing eruptions. The likelihood of Montserrat becoming self-sufficient is explored with sectio...

45 mins

£49.00

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Population Change: Migration to the UK

Population Change: Migration to the UK

This resource looks at the causes, impacts and management of the UK's current period of rapid immigration. The DVD is designed to encourage students to think about migrants' different countries of origin, motivations, intended durations of stay and their socio-economic situation both in the UK and back home. The DVD talks to a range of people, inc...

40 mins

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Regenerating a City: The Re-branding of Glasgow

Regenerating a City: The Re-branding of Glasgow

Glasgow is undergoing a huge economic and cultural transformation. A major re-branding initiative, extensive dockside developments and improvements in the housing stock (Gorbals) have enabled Glasgow to overcome the legacy of its ship building past to become one of the most prosperous cities in the UK. The programme talks to architects, developers, ...

31 mins

£40.00

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River Processes and Landforms

River Processes and Landforms

Provide your students with memorable examples of potholes, rapids, waterfalls, gorges, meanders, braiding, flood plains and deltas, with our high quality video footage filmed both in the UK and abroad. Use these case studies, along with the detailed graphics provi...

31 mins

£49.00

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Rural Challenges: Inequalities and Development

Rural Challenges: Inequalities and Development

This resource looks at the causes of inequalities in rural India, including; the role of land ownership, subsistence farming, the caste system, climate, globalisation, lack of access to services and the plight of women. It explores the impacts of rural poverty as well as then providing positive case studies of management strategies used to address ...

35 mins

£45.00

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Sustainable Communities: Studying Settlement

Sustainable Communities: Studying Settlement

With increased emphasis on getting students to carry out a local study, this DVD is a good prompt. It encourages students to think about their methodology and how they might evaluate and study their own locality. It contains case study material for “sub-urbanised villages”, “managing rural environments”, “change in urban and rural environments”, ...

54 mins

£40.00

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Tectonics: Processes and Landforms

Tectonics: Processes and Landforms


Filmed in Montserrat, Haiti, Iceland, the Alps and the UK, this DVD provides examples and explanations of the processes, features and landforms that occur at different plate margins. The resource then looks in detail at a range of volcanic processes and landforms. It contains footage of different types of lava, examples of in...

40 mins

£49.00

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The 2012 Olympics and East London's Regeneration

The 2012 Olympics and East London's Regeneration

  

This interactive pack explores to what extent the London 2012 Olympics will help regenerate London's East End. Students are given a mission and as journalists discover why cities bid to host mega sporting events and why London won. They investigate the challenges of staging the games, design a layout and compare it to the real Olym...

40 mins

£30.00

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