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40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you’ll learn something new. A few are important to know, some interpret and display data in a beautiful or creative way, and a few may even make you chuckle or shake your head.
Google Earth - Complete US Air Routes Home > Flight Maps > Google Earth - Complete US Air Routes A couple of weeks ago I put together a small collection of Google Earth airline route maps for various countries. These work interactively, using mouse hovers over airport Icons to activate and reveal destinations. The previous files each had fewer than a thousand routes, and were fairly limited in scope. So, I was wondering, how effectively do these scale up ? As it turns out, surprisingly well. PDF to Flash page flip book – Submit to free convert PDF to magazine What kind of PDFs that I can upload? You can upload any PDF with unlimited pages for free, your PDF file size is up to 10MB, or 100 MB for paid users. To save your wait time and our drive space, small PDF file is always recommended.
40 maps that explain the world Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. So when we saw a post sweeping the Web titled "40 maps they didn't teach you in school," one of which happens to be a WorldViews original, I thought we might be able to contribute our own collection. Some of these are pretty nerdy, but I think they're no less fascinating and easily understandable. A majority are original to this blog, with others from a variety of sources. I've included a link for further reading on close to every one. [Additional read: How Ukraine became Ukraine and 40 more maps that explain the world]
2200 Biggest Airports in the USA Home > Flight Maps > 2200 Biggest Airports in the USA Where are the busiest commercial passenger airports in the USA, and how are they distributed across the country ? This Google Earth KML file mashes up a geographic database of FAA (Federal Aviation Authority) airport codes, with passenger boarding totals (enplanements) for the year 2006. Download the file here: 2200 Airports (USA) (150kB) Great Websites to Teach Anatomy of Human Body in 3D September, 2014 looking for some amazing web tools to teach human anatomy? The websites I have assorted for you below are probably among the best you can find out there. From engaging interactives to live simulations of the body system, these tools will enable your students to explore the mystery of the human body in unprecedented ways. Some of these tools provide 3D imaging of parts of the human body so students will both learn and live the experience of discovering the hidden secrets of our body.
50 ways to use images in class 50 Ways To Use Images In The ELT Classroom “Where words are restrained, the eyes talk a great deal.” – Samuel Richardson Images can get students to learn a thousand words or speak a thousand sentences, they are that powerful. Content Curation for Teachers Have you ever felt that there is simply too much interesting, educational content on the web? Fortunately, there are also some great, free products that help learners curate all of the many things they can read, watch, hear etc. on the web. The beauty of taking control of your content by saving and organizing links is that you can quickly find, revisit or share content with others. By curating the web, one can essentially build up a library of data in the cloud for free. I know personally as a history teacher, I spend a lot of time surfing the web when I prepare lessons. In addition, through my own exploration of the web and thanks in large part due to services like Twitter, Google Plus, Stumble Upon, and YouTube, I come across things that I want to teach my students in the future.
40 more maps that explain the world Maps seemed to be everywhere in 2013, a trend I like to think we encouraged along with August's 40 maps that explain the world. Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. You might consider this, then, a collection of maps meant to inspire your inner map nerd. I've searched far and wide for maps that can reveal and surprise and inform in ways that the daily headlines might not, with a careful eye for sourcing and detail. I've included a link for more information on just about every one.