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32 Imaginative And Beautifully Designed Maps

32 Imaginative And Beautifully Designed Maps | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
Maps reinvented artistically. Clearly you can create a map from anything! check out the meat map and the coin map!
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Why What is Where: The Digital Knowledge Base for APHG at the Herm
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Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt

Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
The world behind a simple shirt, in five chapters.
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Watch these clips and see what it takes to make an ordinary t-shirt. This might help you with your Geography of Your Closet Assignment!

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2014 World Population Interactive Map

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HOT off the press!  World Population Data Sheet.  Get yours today!

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The cost of Scottish independence

From administrative costs to currency questions, debt payments to banking upheaval, if Scotland votes for independence, it will likely cost them billions in the short term.
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Which countries have the highest rates of suicide

Which countries have the highest rates of suicide | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
Click here for data from the World Health Organization on suicide rates around the world. It’s fortunate that the group still has the resources to compile statistics and produce maps like this one. Due to reduced contributions from the member countries, the organization has confronted a funding deficit, and now lacks the ability to effectively […]
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Map: How the Ebola Outbreak Spread through Africa – Ebola Outbreak - FRONTLINE

Map: How the Ebola Outbreak Spread through Africa – Ebola Outbreak - FRONTLINE | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
From Patient Zero to today, here is a look back at how the West Africa Ebola outbreak grew to become the worst on record.
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The Number Of Farmers' Markets In America Has Exploded — Here's Where They're Really Popular

The Number Of Farmers' Markets In America Has Exploded — Here's Where They're Really Popular | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
Data from the USDA shows how the number of farmers' markets in the US has changed, and where markets are concentrated.
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Pakistan: Arrests made in 2012 attack on Malala

Pakistan: Arrests made in 2012 attack on Malala | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
Pakistani security forces arrested 10 people in the attempt to kill teen activist Malala Yousafzai, the army said.
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GeoGuessr - Let's explore the world!

GeoGuessr - Let's explore the world! | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
GeoGuessr is a geography game which takes you on a journey around the world and challenges your ability to recognize your surroundings.
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See how well you do at guessing where you are!  Lots of fun!

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Allison Anthony's curator insight, September 10, 7:14 PM

This is lots of fun!  Try to see if you can guess where you are...or at least see if you can get close!

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18 People Who Really Need To Learn Some Geography

18 People Who Really Need To Learn Some Geography | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
Maps are hard. Not that hard, though.
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Total fail! This is why we need to teach geography in school!!
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Ignorance of Africa’s geography deters tourists fearing Ebola

Ignorance of Africa’s geography deters tourists fearing Ebola | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
JOHANNESBURG — When Canadian tourist Shauna Magill posted on Facebook that she’d arrived safely in Uganda, a friend warned her to beware of “a thing called Ebola please.”

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, August 29, 1:11 PM

It shouldn't be too surprising that misconceptions about African geography has led to travelers are increasingly canceling trips to Africa, regardless of where on the continent it may be.  Here are some accurate maps and data to help inform our decisions.

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Will Everyone Shut Up Already About How the Nordic Countries Top Every Global Ranking?

Will Everyone Shut Up Already About How the Nordic Countries Top Every Global Ranking? | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it

"The Nordic countries are paradigms of equality, good education, female empowerment, and progressiveness. We know this because we are told. And told and told and told.   To take one example, the latest Global Gender Gap rankings from the World Economic Forum were topped by Iceland (for the fifth year n a row), followed by Finland, Norway, and Sweden. (Denmark came in eighth.) Iceland and Denmark took first and second place respectively in this year’s Global Peace Index (Finland was sixth, Norway took 10th, and the comparatively violent Swedes came in 11th)..." 

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See other areas where the Nordic peoples excel.

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Step Up Skyline Expedition

Step Up Skyline Expedition | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it

"You don’t have to go to the ends of the Earth to go on an extraordinary journey. This September I will ascend the height of a mountain by walking up stairwells in buildings. Mountain’s are anything over 2,000 feet (610 metres) in height. As most floors in buildings are 10 feet apart, this means walking up 200 floors."

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How high can you climb!?

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globalization

globalization | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it

"Globalization is the connection of different parts of the world. Globalization results in the expansion of international cultural, economic, and political activities."

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Watch this slideshow on how globalization has affected the world.

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Truthbehere2's curator insight, September 8, 9:30 AM

Its good that we interact and trade ideas and goods with each other...but when can it be too much to where it starts erasing culture colors and ways?

Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, September 8, 9:35 AM

unit 1

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The Good Country Index

The Good Country Index | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
The Good Country Index is pretty simple: a measure of what each country on earth contributes to the common good of humanity
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Cool look at some positive data for a change!

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Mapping A World in Motion: A Daily Dashboard of Global Conflict | GDELT Official Blog

Mapping A World in Motion: A Daily Dashboard of Global Conflict | GDELT Official Blog | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
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Shocking Documentary Qatar's World Cup by ESPN E60 - YouTube

"Here is ESPN's shocking documentary on slave labor in Qatar."

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Population/Migration unit and guest workers.

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Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, September 15, 9:14 AM

unit 2 migration and guest workers

Sarah Ann Glesenkamp's curator insight, Today, 9:45 AM

Unit 2 Population/Migration

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INFOGRAPHIC: Doctor Who: 50 years of time travel in the TARDIS

INFOGRAPHIC: Doctor Who: 50 years of time travel in the TARDIS | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
The TV Time Lord has been to different worlds and ages, but what do these journeys look like? Take a trip through our interactive map and see archive clips too.
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This is basically just to see if anyone is paying attention to my posts.  I posted this Dr. Who infographic as a test!  Email me if you saw it.

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How not to be ignorant about the world

How not to be ignorant about the world | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
How much do you know about the world? Hans Rosling, with his famous charts of global population, health and income data (and an extra-extra-long pointer), demonstrates that you have a high statistical chance of being quite wrong about what you think you know. Play along with his audience quiz — then, from Hans’ son Ola, learn 4 ways to quickly get less ignorant.
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Uplifting map of the day: fewer children die each year - Humanosphere

Uplifting map of the day: fewer children die each year - Humanosphere | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
It has been a pretty tough news stretch this summer. There are plenty of reasons to look at what is happening and get depressed. But it is not all bad. Yes
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Scottish Independence: Animation on Scotland and the EU

Scottish Independence: Animation on Scotland and the EU | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it

"On 18 September there will be a referendum asking whether Scotland should be an independent country.  As the build-up to the vote continues, this animation takes a look at Scotland's relationship with the European Union."

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20 Stellar Images of the Night Sky /// Adventure.com

20 Stellar Images of the Night Sky /// Adventure.com | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
20 awe-inspiring images of the night sky around the world that give us a glimpse of the immensity and beauty of our tiny planet.
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13 amazing coming of age traditions from around the world

13 amazing coming of age traditions from around the world | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
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China's Island Factory

China's Island Factory | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
New islands are being made in the disputed South China Sea by the might of the Chinese state. But a group of marooned Filipinos on a rusting wreck is trying to stand in the way.
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Great series with videos and images! This is an amazing undertaking by the Chinese in building up reefs and other formations under the South China Sea into new man-made islands that can be used, in part, for military purposes.

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Scottish Independence: Animation on Scotland and the EU

Scottish Independence: Animation on Scotland and the EU | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it

"On 18 September there will be a referendum asking whether Scotland should be an independent country.  As the build-up to the vote continues, this animation takes a look at Scotland's relationship with the European Union."

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The Geography of NFL Fandom - The Atlantic

The Geography of NFL Fandom - The Atlantic | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
NBCNews.com The Geography of NFL Fandom The Atlantic The Patriots really do rule New England, and the Cowboys might just be America's team. But after that, things get complicated. Robinson Meyer Sep 5 2014, 5:05 PM ET.
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