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Lizard Point Geography Quizzes clickable map quizzes for fun and learning

Lizard Point Geography Quizzes clickable map quizzes for fun and learning
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Syrian Journey Syrian Journey is a digital project that explores the exodus of the Syrian people. It is composed of three parts: a ‘newsgame’; survivor’s stories; and discussion about #WhatWouldYouTake. The project aims to bring the audience closer to the plight of Syrian refugees in an interactive and creative way. Fully responsive for mobile and produced in 7 languages it aims to reach a wide audience on any device. Platform: Web/Online Press:Kill Screen Awards: 2016 G4C Award Finalist: Most Significant Impact Contact:Email Screenshots: Review the Game

Middle Ages Religion Middle Ages Religion - The Christian Religion (Christianity)The Christian religion, or Christianity, is the name given to the system of religious belief and practice which was taught by Jesus Christ in the country of Palestine during the reign of the Roman Emperor Tiberius (42 BC - AD 37). Christianity took its rise in Judaism. Jesus Christ, its founder, and His disciples were all orthodox Jews. The new Christian religion emerged based on the testimony of the Scriptures, as interpreted by the life of Jesus Christ and the teaching of His Apostles, which were documented in the Bible. Religion during the Middle Ages Middle Ages Religion - The Rise of the Christian Religion (Christianity) in the Roman EraChristianity began among a small number of Jews (about 120, see Acts 1:15). Middle Ages Religion - The Rise of the Christian Religion (Christianity) in the Dark AgesIn the 5th century, the Roman empire began to crumble. Middle Ages Religion

Open Culture The Migrant Trail The Migrant Trail is a single-player simulation game examining the life of migrants and border patrol agents on the U.S.-Mexico border as part of The Undocumented transmedia campaign. The player may choose to play as one of several individuals on either side and is always first introduced to a prologue explaining that character’s history and motivations. Gameplay as a migrant is styled after The Oregon Trail, in which the player must purchase supplies for the journey before setting off on the path and encountering events. Additionally, border patrols roam the map, requiring the player to choose paths that avoid patrols or double back in an attempt to escape capture. Success is incredibly difficult, and the player often dies if they’re not captured by border patrol. As a border patrol agent, the player drives one of those same patrol cars, searching for groups attempting to cross the border. Price: Free (Web/Online) Awards:Games for Change Festival 2014 (Nominee, Most Significant Impact)

Here’s How America Uses Its Land Using surveys, satellite images and categorizations from various government agencies, the U.S. Department of Agriculture divides the U.S. into six major types of land. The data can’t be pinpointed to a city block—each square on the map represents 250,000 acres of land. But piecing the data together state-by-state can give a general sense of how U.S. land is used. Gathered together, cropland would take up more than a fifth of the 48 contiguous states. Pasture and rangeland would cover most of the Western U.S., and all of the country’s cities and towns would fit neatly in the Northeast. Even though urban areas make up just 3.6 percent of the total size of the 48 contiguous states, four in five Americans live, work and play there. The U.S. is becoming more urban—at an average rate of about 1 million additional acres a year. The USDA categorizes national parks, wildlife areas, highways, railroads and military bases as special-use areas. According to the U.S.

If Everyone Knew | Now with five more facts that everyone should know. Just six corporations[1] own the vast majority of media outlets in the United States. Through years of relentless mergers, acquisitions and consolidations, a handful of corporations have been able to dominate most of what Americans read, see and hear on a daily basis. There is much debate on the legitimacy of the consolidation of media, with strong proponents[2][3][4] and opponents[5][6][7] bringing forth a wide variety of arguments.[8] Regardless of your position on the viability of the concentration of media ownership into fewer and fewer hands, it is an irrefutable fact that over the past few decades the corporations controlling the preponderance of American media have lessened considerably.[9] As of 2011, the largest media corporations in the United States in terms of revenue and profit are: General Electric[10], Walt Disney, News Corp., Time Warner, CBS and Viacom.[11] References

Download 91,000 Historic Maps from the Massive David Rumsey Map Collection Three years ago, we highlighted one of the most comprehensive map collections in existence, the David Rumsey Map Collection, then newly moved to Stanford University. The Rumsey Collection, we wrote then, “contains a seemingly inexhaustible supply of cartographic images”—justifiable hyperbole, considering the amount of time it would take any one person to absorb the over 150,000 physical artifacts Rumsey has amassed in one place. By 2016, Rumsey had made almost half the collection—over 67,000 images—freely available in a digital archive that has been growing since 1996. Each entry features high-resolution scans for specialists (you can download them for free) and more manageable image sizes for enthusiasts; a wealth of data about provenance and historical context; and digital, user-friendly tools that use crowd-sourcing to measure the accuracy of antiquated maps against GPS renderings. To make this document even more compelling, it contains its own bibliography. Related Content:

Grush's Podcasts [ Lectures for Philosophy 10, Introduction to Logic ] [ Tamara Horowitz Memorial Lecture, Presented April 2, 2004, University of Pittsburgh ] [ Locating subjects of experience in the natural order, first presented April 7, 2006, UC San Diego ] [ Tutorial on the making of the video podcasts ] [ Walkthrough for how to obtain and play video podcasts ] Locating Subjects of Experience in the Natural Order (67 minutes) [ Link to Free Podcast on iTunes] [ right-click (windows) or control-click (Mac) to download quicktime movie 35MB] This is a podcast version of a research lecture I presented at UCSD on April 7, 2006. Abstract: Each of us has, or is, a mind or a self, or to use the term I will prefer in this paper, a subject. Fourth Annual Tamara Horowitz Memorial Lecture (88 minutes) [ Link to Free Podcast on iTunes] [ right-click (windows) or control-click (Mac) to download quicktime movie 91MB] Lectures for Philosophy 10: Introduction to Logic [ Link to Free Podcast on iTunes ]

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