70 maps that explain America by Max Fisher and Dylan Matthews on July 1, 2015 The United States of America is many things. It is the world's most powerful country, and one of the largest. 10 Days Games - Geography - Hands-On Learning In this game, players get to pick ten cards. In the game rules, you line them up on a board, then create your trip while you play. We learned from a friend who allows a pre-planning time to line up the cards first û before putting them in the boards. 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.
Detail Insafe's latest report, supported by Kaspersky, found that the helplines are in an ideal position to identify new and emerging risks in relation to internet safety. The purpose of the research was to help identify success factors which can be used by European helplines to assess their impact and share their best practices. Around 17% of the calls received by the helplines from 31 European countries in 2015 concerned cyberbullying with relationships online coming second, being the focus of over 11% of calls. Through their close interactions with young people, helplines hear at first hand problems that they experience online. Collecting this information and using it to develop effective safety responses is now a central part of what helplines do. The report summarises the most prominent current and emerging risks.
32 Maps That Will Teach You Something New About the World Our world is a complex network of people, places and things. Maps are a great tool and can help us understand how we are all connected. Below you will find a collection of informative maps that will hopefully teach you something new and give you a fresh perspective of our amazing planet and those that inhabit it.
How The Mind Really Works: 10 Counterintuitive Psychology Studies Ten psychological findings that challenge our intuitive view of how our minds work. Some critics say psychology is just common sense, that it only confirms things we already know about ourselves. Ironically this can be difficult to argue with because once people get some new information they tend to think it was obvious all along. 27 hilariously bad maps that explain nothing by Max Fisher on May 21, 2015 Maps can illuminate our world; they can enlighten us and make us see things differently; they can show how demographics, history, or countless other factors interact with human and physical geography. But sometimes, maps can be utter disasters, because they're either wrong or simply very dumb. Here is a collection of maps so hilariously bad that you may never trust the form again. Tellingly, the bulk of the collection comes from cable TV news. Maps so bad they're great
10 Even Weirder Psychology Studies Does smelling granny relieve depressive mood? The answer to that and more questions you never asked… A few years ago I wrote an article on weird psychology studies. It included studies on tickling, superstitious pigeons, a psychic dog and self-conscious urinators. It seems I hardly even scratched the surface. Here are 10 even weirder psychology studies that have mostly been published in academic journals, some more reputable than others… Infotainment - Entertainment with Knowledge 11 Stunning Wonders of the World Ice In polar and other cold regions there is so beautiful, unusual and you may say, a unique education from ice, snow and water, that the mere sight of them is breathtaking. Most of these wonders of nature can visit the only scientists and adventurers of the few that did not stop the significant physical and financial costs. Because of its instability and the specific locations of these formations can be seen only at certain times of the year. 01. Blue River, Greenland
5 Ways to Create Mapped Stories Creating mapped stories is one of my favorite activities to help history students see the significance of location in historical events. Most of the time I have students include dated placemarks on the mapped stories that they build. Here are five free tools that students can use to create mapped stories. New science curriculum based on Inquiry Based Learning – A model of modern educational system in the Republic of Macedonia « Scientix blog A few years ago, according the results of PISA (a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students), the Macedonian government decide to find a way to improve the given results. Cambridge International Examinations was approached in January 2013 by the Ministry of Education and Science (MoES) of the Republic of Macedonia in the context of the MoES’s goal to raise school-level educational standards. As part of the Republic of Macedonia’s plans for educational reform, the Bureau for Development of Education (BDE) has been working in partnership with Cambridge and has started implementing an adapted form of Cambridge primary science curricula at Grades 1-9 from September 2014. Implementation of educational reform requires a balance of speed and sustainability. It is essential that the changes required do not exceed the capacity to deliver them effectively. Teaching inquiry-based learning
OneGeology Europe - Client Within the GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) Service Element (GSE) programme of the European Space Agency, the Terrafirma project is delivering satellite EO based Geohazard Land Motion Services. Its aim is to provide essential support in the process of risk assessment and mitigation by using the latest technology to measure terrain motion from satellite radar data. The ESA GMES project provides this support to a wide range of entities including: civil protection agencies, disaster management organisations and costal, rail and motorway authorities. Using data acquired 800km above the Earth's surface which is interpreted and analysed by expert national geoscience organisations, the project provides a pan-European ground motion hazard information service in each of the 27 states.