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Where is...? A geolocation game

Where is...? A geolocation game
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AuthaGraph オーサグラフ 世界地図  AuthaGraph World Map Antarctica was found in 1820 and the first man reaches the North Pole in 1909. In the 20th century the world tended to be framed by the East-West relations and the North-South problem. Our interest has been mainly on land since it has been our living environment. AuthaGraphic Projection An original method for maintaining areas proportions is called "iso-area-mapping." Comparison/ Rectangle or Accuracy AuthaGraph map is able to transform an entire sphere to a rectangle as Mercator projection does while it substantially keeps sizes and shapes of continents as Dymaxion map does. the World without Ends It is able to tile the AuthaGraphic world map without gaps and overlaps. World Map Re-arrangements On the tessellated maps it is able to frame a view field covering a full set of a world. ISS Long-term Tracking An orange line on tessellation-world composed by 49 maps tracks a journey of International Space Station (ISS) for eight hours.

Locatestreet: the random location game Rep Day | CIVIX Rep Day is a nationwide civic education initiative that connects elected representatives with high school students for a dialogue on current political issues. Rep Day aims to break down the stereotypes that young people have of politicians and the political process, and develop a better understanding of and a sense of trust in the people and institutions within our democracy. Introduction: We know that some teachers have been conducting in-school visits with their elected representatives for years. However, we also know that teaching is an extremely time consuming job, and we want to offer additional resources and support to assist in this type of activity. It is our hope that by increasing the frequency, scope and quality of the visits, we will encourage an ongoing dialogue between young people and their elected officials, while improving rates of democratic engagement. CIVIX has prepared several resource materials which are designed to help prepare for and organize your Rep Day event.

Use Google Maps to Tell a Story Within a Story Google's My Maps platform lets anyone who has a Google Account create their own multimedia maps. One of my favorite features within the My Maps platform is the option to create a slideshow of images and videos within a placemark. By using that feature you can tell a story within a story. In My Maps you can create maps that contain placemarks to identify landmarks, to indicate the locations of a series of events, and to show the start and end points of journey. Within all of those placemarks you can include text descriptions, images, and videos. I'll be covering this idea and many others in more detail during To Geography and Beyond With Google Maps. Portail:Canada Voici une conférence de presse du Bloc Le Bloc québécois est un parti politique fédéral du Canada fondé en 1991. Fait au Québec pour les souverainistes et les social-démocrates, son but est de défendre la culture et les intérêts des Québécois au parlement du Canada. Le Bloc québécois travaille beaucoup avec le Parti québécois (également souverainiste). Les membres du Bloc québécois sont appelés « bloquistes ». Le Bloc québécois est le seul parti politique fédéral représenté à la Chambre des communes du Canada à représenter une seule province, celle du Québec. Depuis très longtemps le Québec veut faire un parti nationaliste québécois. De mars à mai 1941, le magazine: L'Action nationale a renouvelé sa demande pour un parti de ce genre pour spécialement s'opposer à la conscription en 1944. En fin de septembre 1971, il y a une demande pareil dans L'Action nationale, cette fois pour s'opposer au fédéralisme du premier ministre canadien: Pierre Elliott Trudeau. Lire l'article →

World population - uneven development Health care spending Up to now all of the maps have been based on data from the United Nations. This map shows data from the OECD on healthcare spending and while it does not cover as much of the world as the UN data, it tells an interesting story. The map pop-ups show the spend per head of population and the theoretical cost of one year's life in that country, given its life expectancy and the amount of money spent on healthcare. So, in the UK for example, healthcare spending is calculated as being U$3,971 and that works about at U$49 per year of life expectancy. Examine the pattern shown on the map. 1) Which countries' populations appear to be getting best value for money? 2) Could some of the patterns you noted from Maps 1, 2, 6, 9 and 12 be partly explained by the information on this map?

Histoires en images  - Enseignants - Les Enfants invités Pages: 1234567 Voici quelques activités que vous pouvez faire en vous servant de tout le site ou d’un arrêt particulier. 1. Activité théâtrale ((Durée : Environ quatre cours de 45 minutes) Cette activité aidera les élèves à s’exercer à trouver des façons nouvelles et différentes de communiquer de l’information, tout en permettant aux enseignants d’évaluer leur compréhension divisez la classe en groupes de 2 à 4 élèves et attribuez à chaque groupe un arrêt basé sur le site Internet consacré aux enfants invités; demandez aux élèves d’inventer leurs propres dialogues pour l'arrêt en se servant des thèmes fournis; les élèves peuvent rédiger des dialogues pour Anne et George ou inventer leurs propres personnages; si les élèves ne connaissent pas un incident particulier, il serait bon de les encourager à lire l’information additionnelle qui est fournie; chaque arrêt, qui devrait durer entre 1 et 3 minutes, peut être joué devant la classe à la fin du cours; Rencontre avec un chef de train 2. 3. a. b.

Flickr: Explore Tim Peake's photos on the map Geo-literacy world map activities for kids Get to know the Earth with these geo-literacy world map activities for kids with a global perspective. Geo-literacy world map activities for kids Our favourite new toy is a big world map. :: learning about different biomes, through researching information books, following a Minecraft Homeschool course, watching videos from around the world (such as from the Grand Canyon Park Rangers talks) :: taking maps with us when we head out on local walks, and being in charge or tracking our route and finding the way: looking for landmarks and locating them on the map and seeing how the cartography displays them. :: using a UK map to look up co-ordinates: sometimes I give her co-ordinates so she can locate the city, sometimes I ask her to find a city and tell me the co-ordinates. :: visiting lots of different places along the course of our nearby river, and then finding the locations on the map when we get home – tracking the course of the river from source to estuary. Quick fire quiz: who lives where?