Life Expectancy PowerPoint About this PowerPoint Life expectancy is a very important measure when we compare the health of different countries. However, students often misunderstand some of the characteristics of life expectancy. This PowerPoint presentation focuses on two of these characteristics: Life expectancy is an average. Most people live either much longer or much shorter than what the life expectancy indicates.When life expectancy is low, this is mostly due to a very high child mortality rate. Life Expectancy PowerPoint

Human Development Trends, 2005

Human Development Trends, 2005 About this Flash presentation A presentation for UNDP Human Development Report 2005 in English and some other languages. Human Development Trends was produced in 2005. Available in:
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GIS » DigGeog GIS » DigGeog Updated 4/2/07Gapminder is a BRILLIANT way to analyse development indicators. A range of development data can be plotted on a map or chart and animated over time. Gapminder website Here are some suggested activites to introduce the Gapminder site to students Download an illustrated guide to Gapminder (Word doc) Thanks very much to Val Vannet who produced the first version of this document. This could be printed off and laminated.
Updated 4/2/07Gapminder is a BRILLIANT way to analyse development indicators. A range of development data can be plotted on a map or chart and animated over time. Gapminder website Here are some suggested activites to introduce the Gapminder site to students Download an illustrated guide to Gapminder (Word doc) Thanks very much to Val Vannet who produced the first version of this document. Gapminder – some teaching ideas » DigGeog Gapminder – some teaching ideas » DigGeog
Geographical Association - GapMinder + WorldMapper Ideas

Card Game About the Sorting Game Students are given a number of “country cards”. They are asked to group/arrange the cards in a way that they think reflect the gaps in the world today. Afterwards they compare their arrangement with the “Gapminder World Map” graph. Key messages of the exercise This exercise helps students think about the gaps in the world today and helps challenge preconceived ideas about how the contemporary world looks. Card Game
Introduction: geography for a changing world This page has been created to help geography teachers understand the importance of a fact-based world view and to change the way we think and teach about development. It provides an introduction to Gapminder and Worldmapper and offers a selection of free resources to help you use these excellent tools with students. A development question Geographical Association - Gapminder and Worldmapper Geographical Association - Gapminder and Worldmapper
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