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Some Maps of the Roman Empire The maps on this section of my website are taken from an unidentified late 19c English-language school atlas of the Roman world. It is not the best atlas, nor do I have the full set of maps or the index. At the time I put them online, I was rescuing them, so to speak, since their owner, Jim Miller, was about to lose his website. What is clearly needed is a clickable CAD-type zooming system, tailor-made for computers: I'm looking at various solutions of this type. For now: What's Here? In addition to the ancient names (Roman names) as they appear on the maps: variants of the Latin names not appearing on the maps the modern names of the referenced places latitudes and longitudes the latitudes and longitudes as given in Antiquity by Claudius Ptolemy (Good place to plug this: An electronic edition of Ptolemy's Geography can be found here. On each map, the database will precede the map; you have something to read or search while the map loads. Indexing this Monster Table of Maps Saduba Fl

Des cartes interactives pour mieux comprendre les enjeux démographiques | Enseigner l'Histoire-Géographie | L'Institut national d'études démographiques (INED) vient de lancer sur son site une carte interactive de la population mondiale. Un bon exemple de ce que le web permet aujourd'hui en termes de mise en scène de données. L'outil permet de visualiser la carte mondiale avec un indicateur comme le taux de natalité, le PIB, ou bien le taux d'urbanisation, de voir les évolutions depuis 1950, de comparer les courbes des différents pays. Quel rôle a ainsi joué le facteur démographique dans les révolutions des pays arabes en 2011? Le Proche-Orient s'apprête lui aussi à vivre un bouleversement démographique. Très intuitif, l'outil a été conçu particulièrement pour les enseignant et leurs élèves. Vous trouverez sur le site de l'INED des tutoriels très clairs pour vous aider à naviguer sur la carte.

Dossier : Faire de l’histoire-géographie-éducation civique à l’école primaire, quelques pistes de réflexion Coordinatrice du dossier : Laurence De Cock Contributeurs : Jean-Marie Baldner, Marie Lavin, Jacques Vialle, Laurence De Cock, Suzanne Citron, Laurence Khichane, Isabelle Pawlotsky, Benoît Falaize Ce dossier ne vise pas à l’exhaustivité mais tente une amorce de réflexion sur le basculement des programmes d’histoire-géographie entre 2002 et 2008. L’école primaire a ceci de particulier qu’elle repose sur une polyvalence des enseignant(e)s. La culture disciplinaire y est donc nettement moins cloisonnée que dans le secondaire. Les enjeux politiques y sont forts ; ils reposent notamment sur l’apprentissage des « fondamentaux » : lire/écrire/compter et sur des logiques de transversalité renforcées récemment par la mise en place du socle commun des compétences et des connaissances en 2006-2007. Contribution 1 : Jean-Marie Baldner (membre de la commission des programmes 2002 lancée sous la direction de Philippe Joutard) Contribution 2 : Quel enseignement pour quelle citoyenneté ?

The First Cholera Pandemic - Top 10 Terrible Epidemics Cholera has been around for centuries — the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates seems to allude to it in his work — but for a long time it was restricted to the delta region of India's Ganges River. It wasn't until 1817 when, carried by travelers along trade routes, the disease spread throughout the rest of India and into what is now modern-day Burma and Sri Lanka. Referred to as "Asiatic cholera" by Britain and the U.S. (which would not be hit by the disease until the 1830s), it eventually reached the Philippines and even Iraq, where 18,000 people died during one three-week period in 1821. This was the first of seven cholera pandemics that have spread throughout the globe. Next The Plague of Athens

Churchill Archive | JCS Online Resources The acclaimed Churchill Archive is now free for the first time to schools worldwide thanks to a $1 million donation from philanthropist Laurence Geller CBE. "All children should understand Sir Winston Churchill’s fundamental place in our nation’s history,” says the Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities, "and schools can now seize the opportunity to access the Churchill Archive – a tremendous cache of documents that bring history to life.” Opening up exciting new opportunities for the teaching and learning of History at secondary level, the Churchill Archive - described by History Today as "the real gem of online Churchill resources" - offers cross-searchable online access to over 800,000 original documents. Highlights include: OVER 370 SCHOOLS HAVE REGISTERED FOR FREE ACCESS...HAS YOURS? To complement use of the complete Churchill Archive in schools, a special new website has just been launched.

History and Geography of Europe StatPlanet Des améliorations sont régulièrement apportées à StatPlanet. Vérifiez régulièrement le site web pour les mises à jour et les nouvelles fonctionnalités. Pour de plus amples informations, contactez Frank van Cappelle. Plus de 300 indicateurs de développement internationaux La base de données de StatPlanet comprend des données démographiques, d'éducation, de santé, d’environnement et des indicateurs socio-économiques provenant des sources suivantes: Vous pouvez également ajouter vos propres données en utilisant StatPlanet - Map Maker. A propos de StatPlanet StatPlanet est un logiciel gratuit pour la création de visualisation hautement interactive de données aux échelles nationales et régionales. Le programme de recherche StatPlanet (la conception, la mise au point et le développement) a été lancé en 2005 par Frank van Cappelle. Les fonctionnalités de StatPlanet - Télécharger le PDF Des cartes interactives: Fenêtre de graphique: Fenêtre des indicateurs: Fenêtre de sélection: Fenêtre de tableau:

de Condate à Rennes SIW November 11 - The Spanish Flu - ABC Sydney Subscribe to Self Improvement Wednesday: Copy this address into your podcast application - This week's lesson is the NSW experience of the Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918-1919. Your teacher is Jeremy McAnulty, the Director of Communicable Diseases, with NSW Health. Now take the quiz! 1. a. 25b. 250c. 2,500d. 25,000 2. a. 3. a. 64 per centb. 47 per centc. 25 per centd. 36 per cent 4. a. 5. a. 5-9yearsb. 20-24yrsc. 35-39yrsd. 60-64yrs 6. a. 7. a. 8. a. Answers: 1.c, 2.b, 3.d, 4.d, 5.a, 6.c, 7.a, 8.b Operation CLICK | Resource Book The Operation CLICK resource book is provided here in PDF file format in 11 separate downloadable files. Files require the Adobe Reader or other PDF reader to view. Get the free Adobe Reader (link opens in a new window) Introduction to Operation CLICK 10 pages 590KB Topic 1Into battle: Australia goes to war 10 pages 750KB Topic 2Impressions of war: Telling the story 6 pages 490KB Topic 3Anzac: Exploring the legend 10 pages 1.4MB Topic 4Australia under attack: Ringed with menace 10 pages 1.2MB Topic 5On active service: Challenges for survival 6 pages 690KB Topic 6Life on the home front: Supporting the war effort 10 pages 1.0MB Topic 7Getting the message across: Signals, ciphers, catchwords Topic 8What makes a hero? 6 pages 530KB Topic 9 In captivity: Deprivation and endurance 8 pages 1.0MB Topic 10Commemoration: Lest we forget 10 pages 2.8MB

Make Your map Australians at War The Australians at War education kit is an integrated package that draws on the resources of each of the eight episodes of the television series as well as this website. The education kit, as with all components of the Australians at War project, examines the effects of war on the lives of Australians and how the nation has been shaped by those experiences. Maintaining the thematic and dramatic structure of the television series, the education kit explores the ideas and themes in a way that complements the National Curriculum Profile (Studies of Society and Environment). The education kits have been forwarded to all of the nations' primary and secondary schools and are also available for download below. Primary Schools Education Resource Part 1 [PDF 3.1Mb] Primary Schools Education Resource Part 2 [PDF 5.2Mb] Secondary Schools Education Resource Part 1 [PDF 2.5Mb] Secondary Schools Education Resource Part 2 [PDF 4.3Mb] Secondary Schools Education Resource Part 3 [PDF 5.1Mb]

Lebensraum: Policy or Rhetoric? When the Germans talked of Lebensraum, or ‘living space’, they used the term to denote a perceived need to have enough physical room to provide for themselves comfortably. In particular, it identified the possession of enough land to feed a population large enough to ensure Germany a place on the world stage. Hitler did not just start talking about the need to conquer Lebensraum in 1941; its origins lay much further back than even 1939. Anti-Nazi newspaper columnists (for example in Der Deutsche in Polen) observed during the late 1930s that Hitler’s foreign policy involved something more than just planless initiatives, improvisation and contradictory imperatives. They said that its main direction had been well-established during the mid-1920s. The second volume of Mein Kampf, published in December 1926, contained a chapter entitled ‘Eastern Orientation and Eastern Policy’. Where could Hitler’s country expand? What was to be done? The Lebensraum project changed with implementation.

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