Globe Game LP-Education World Subjects Social Studies --Geography Grade K-23-56-89-12 [facebookbadge] Six maps that will make you rethink the world We don’t often question the typical world map that hangs on the walls of classrooms — a patchwork of yellow, pink and green that separates the world into more than 200 nations. But Parag Khanna, a global strategist, says that this map is, essentially, obsolete. Khanna is the author of the new book “Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization,” in which he argues that the arc of global history is undeniably bending toward integration. Instead of the boundaries that separate sovereign nations, the lines that we should put on our maps are the high-speed railways, broadband cables and shipping routes that connect us, he says. And instead of focusing on nation-states, we should focus on the dozens of mega-cities that house most of the world’s people and economic growth. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.
Unusual and Marvelous Maps "QUANTUM SHOT" #585Link - article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams Hideous monsters devouring ships? Cryptic symbols, correctly showing storm fronts & dangerous currents We’ve always been fond of maps, from those antique ones showing sea serpents and hideous monsters devouring ships in the vast expanses of the ocean, to those showing what the world looked like in the distant, and not so distant, past.
World Sunlight Map Watch the sun rise and set all over the world on this real-time, computer-generated illustration of the earth's patterns of sunlight and darkness. The clouds are updated daily with current weather satellite imagery. The Mercator projection used here is one way of looking at the spherical earth as a flat map. Used since the 16th century for navigation, straight lines on this map can be used accurately as compass bearings but the size and shape of continents are distorted. Compare this with Peters, Mollweide or equirectangular projection maps. maps home page Down to: 6th to 15th Centuries | 16th and 19th Centuries | 1901 to World War Two | 1946 to 21st Century The Ancient World ... index of places Aegean Region, to 300 BCE Aegean Region, 185 BCE
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Pokemon GO: What Education Should Be - TechNotes Blog - TCEA This blog was updated on August 6, 2016 to include new resources. I admit it. I’m addicted to Pokemon GO. Interactive - National Geographic Magazine - StumbleUpon The World of Seven Billion The map shows population density; the brightest points are the highest densities. Each country is colored according to its average annual gross national income per capita, using categories established by the World Bank (see key below).
Infographic of the Day: It's a Small World, Afterall If you're wondering how "close" two places are, a geographic map doesn't help much anymore. If the airports are good--or if there's a bullet train nearby--hundreds of miles might as well be down the street. Point being, "distance" is now really a function less of geography, than of the transport networks we've invented. Which is why researchers at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy, and the World Bank, created this gorgeous map. They first created a model, which calculated how long it would take to travel from a given point, to the nearest city of 50,000 people or more; the model includes rail, road, and river networks. Then they plotted these results on a color coded map: The brighter an area, the closer it is to a big city; the darker it is, the further out it is.
2.cs.cmu This book contains 209 tales collected by the brothers Grimm. The exact print source is unknown. The etext appears to be based on the translation by Margaret Hunt called Grimm's Household Tales, but it is not identical to her edition. (Some of the translations are slightly different, the arrangement also differs, and the Grimm's scholarly notes are not included.) The etext received by the Universal Library did not include story titles. Egypt's Pyramids: Monuments with a Message Activity 1. Messages in Stone Now that the students know where the pyramids are and how big they are, ask them what these great structures tell us about the ancient Egyptians by observing and analyzing the following tomb artifacts from University of Memphis Museum Detroit Institute of Arts Odyssey Online
Lyrics to world geography and social studies songs. Teacher and the RockbotsWORLD Lyrics Switch to lyrics with without answers Continents - Song Sample - © 2006 Smart Kid Publishing, ASCAP Seven continents connect the People of the World Seven continents connect the People of the World The largest continent is where The world's tallest mountain reaches into the air. One out of every four people in the world live there.
Mapping the origins of a masterpiece John Speed’s Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine is one of the world’s great cartographic treasures. Published in 1611/12, it marked the first time that comprehensive plans of English and Welsh counties and towns were made available in print. To celebrate its 400th anniversary, Cambridge University Library has digitised each of the proof maps and put them online at www.lib.cam.ac.uk/deptserv/maps/speed.html. The Library is also selling copies of the 60 plus images that make up Speed’s masterpiece.
NASA Creates World's First Global Forest Map Using Lasers Image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon Scientists, using three NASA satellites, have created a first-of-its-kind map that details the height of the world's forests. The data was collected from NASA's ICESat, Terra and Aqua satellites.