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Rigs Map | northdakotarigsmap.com

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See this site for great maps on rigs and oildrilling sites North Dakota

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2013 Geography Awareness Week

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Geography Awareness Week is right around the corner (Nov. 18-22)!  The Theme is GEOGRAPHY AND THE NEW AGE OF EXPLORATION.  Here are some resources that you can use in your own classroom, in your ho...
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Friday’s Food For Thought: Mapping Opportunity

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Map Reveals Connections Between Geography and Economic Mobility By Lindsay Tilton Academic economists from Harvard University and the University of Ca... (Very interesting.
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Maps 101: Geography News Network

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"Introducing Geography News Network. Global culture, science, history and political stories have become a key component of Maps101 through weekly stories and associated lesson plans. This year sees the addition of 5 brand new authors bringing engaging stories from a range of perspectives."


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Seth Dixon's curator insight, September 5, 2013 2:32 PM

I am delighted to announce that I will be one of the new authors that will be writing for Maps 101's newest educational platform: the Geography News Network.  Many schools and districts across the country have subscriptions to this online service that provides thousands of supplemental materials and lesson plans for geography, earth science, history and social studies teachers.  If your school district does not currently have a subscription, you can sign up for a free trial subscription.

Amélie Silvert's curator insight, September 5, 2013 4:08 PM

Geography into perspective.

Sandy Montoya's comment, September 8, 2013 12:38 PM
I believe it is very important for viewers to watch such channels. You get a chance to learn about other cultures around the world and relate them to themselves and the world around them. It is a great educational site.
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9 questions about Syria you were too embarrassed to ask

9 questions about Syria you were too embarrassed to ask | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, August 31, 2013 6:03 PM

You know that you should know more about the current events in Syria; so read this article to get started.


Mrs. B's curator insight, September 3, 2013 8:09 PM

Summary of article goes here. A nice, juicy paragraph or so. Just read the article and tell someone what it was about conversationally. 

 

Connection goes here. How does this extremely relevant article relate to the Nature and Perspectives of Geography? This would be a great time to drop some APHUG vocab.Here are some examples: globalization, spatial distribution, 5 themes ofgeography, perception of places, patterns, distribution, scale, location(absolute and relative), environmental determinism, cultural landscape, senseof place, built environment, possibilism, place, centrality, GIS, diffusion(expansion, contagious, hierarchical, stimulus, relocation), cultural barrier,time-distance decay, mental maps, remote sensing, regions (functional, formal,perceptual), mental maps, sequent occupance, hearths, independent invention. 

This is where you get CREATIVE. 


I hope your post gets comments!

Al Picozzi's curator insight, September 8, 2013 9:19 AM

Nice small and quick article the will make the reader see the basics of what is happening in Syria.  It is a great place to start and has some references of where to look if you want to do more.  This area was formed much like Africa.  Random boundaries drawn on the map by colonial powers.  And just like Africa this area has many issues.  Interesting thought??!!

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World Meteorological Organization

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The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is...
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Visit this site to view a NASA pix of the canyon found under Greenland

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M7.0 - 94km ESE of Adak, Alaska 2013-08-30 16:25:02 UTC

M7.0 - 94km ESE of Adak, Alaska 2013-08-30 16:25:02 UTC | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards
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explains the area plates and faults

 

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Jet Stream Brings Two Very Different Junes to the Western & Eastern U.S. | NOAA Climate.gov

Jet Stream Brings Two Very Different Junes to the Western & Eastern U.S. | NOAA Climate.gov | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
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Prepare to Waste Your Day With This Fascinating City Comparison Tool

Prepare to Waste Your Day With This Fascinating City Comparison Tool | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
Metros across the world don't speak the same language. But maps can.

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Google Maps for desktop: hands-on with the world's most-advanced web app

Google Maps for desktop: hands-on with the world's most-advanced web app | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
Google I/O this year has a stronger developer focus than in years past, which meant that consumer-facing products sometimes didn't get much airtime during the keynote. That's certainly the case for...
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Following 'Geography Education'

Following 'Geography Education' | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it

Finding Materials: This site is designed for geography students and teachers to find interesting, current supplemental materials.  To search for place-specific posts, browse this interactive map.  To search for thematic posts, see http://geographyeducation.org/thematic/ (organized by the APHG curriculum).  Also you can search for a keyword by clicking on the filter tab above.

 

Staying Connected: You can receive post updates in the way that best fits how you use social media.

Update Notifications: Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+.

              Email: Click 'follow' button at top right of this page.

Sites with Content: Wordpress, Scoop.it.


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This is a really cool map from class

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Danielle Boucher's curator insight, January 24, 2013 5:31 PM

Interactive Regional Map

Emma Lafleur's curator insight, January 24, 2013 5:34 PM

A great interactive map to learn about different regions of the world.

Marie Schoeman's curator insight, February 20, 2013 4:07 AM

This site collects interesting sites on Geography Teaching. It is anticipated that there will also be articles on differentiation which could assist teachers to present Geography in an inclusive way.

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The carbon map: making sense of climate change responsibility and vulnerability

The carbon map: making sense of climate change responsibility and vulnerability | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it

 

http://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/interactive/2012/mar/29/carbon-map-infographic-world

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NEARC GIS Educator's Day

Notes from Seth Dixon's keynote address at NEARC's GIS Educator's Day delivered in Nashua, NH on Sept 29, 2013.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, September 28, 2013 10:02 PM

I was delighted to invited to discuss the importance of GIS and geospatial technologies in education at NEARC's GIS Educator's Day.  Earlier this year I gave a presentation at Brown University for the Choices Program on a related topic (so forgive some of the topical overlap).  This slideshare document has hyperlinked slides so you can access the digital resources mentioned in the talk if you wish.        

mariosuarez's curator insight, September 29, 2013 4:31 PM

gis y  educacion geoespacial

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Floods in Colorado : Natural Hazards

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The flooded South Platte River covered roads and farmland when Landsat 8 acquired this image on September 17.
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The Middle East, explained in one (sort of terrifying) chart

The Middle East, explained in one (sort of terrifying) chart | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it

"What could be simpler than the Middle East? A well-known Egyptian blogger who writes under the pseudonym The Big Pharaoh put together this chart laying out the region’s rivalries and alliances. He’s kindly granted me permission to post it, so that Americans might better understand the region. The joke is that it’s not a joke; this is actually pretty accurate."


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BandKids13-14's comment, August 28, 2013 9:50 AM
Did anyone else notice that both Al Qaeda and the U.S. are FOR syria rebels, and against Assad?
Avonna Swartz's curator insight, August 30, 2013 11:13 AM

Interesting and (as it says) terrifying.

Todd Parsons's curator insight, September 2, 2013 10:06 AM

So we should have peace in the Middle East in maybe 7.59 billion years when the sun goes all red giant and we all burn up anyway. However, in the meantime...check out this cool chart of friends and foes. It all makes sense now, yah?

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Soil Atlas of Africa

Soil Atlas of Africa | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
Soil Atlas of Africa, European Soil Portal, European Soil Bureau, User survey, Maps, Soil Atlas of Europe, Soil Atlas of Africa, European Soil Database Map Archive , European Digital Archive on Soil Maps of the World - EuDASM , Thematic Maps, Erosion...
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Official Border Statuses in Africa 2013.
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Official Border Statuses in Africa 2013. Green = Open Yellow = One or more border crossing closed Red = All border crossings closed (Official Border Statuses in Africa 2013.
Green = Open
Yellow =...
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These Maps Can Predict The Future

These Maps Can Predict The Future | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
DigitalGlobe provides satellite images to Google Maps and U.S. intelligence agencies. Now the company wants to convince clients that its maps can... (Geography IS destiny! Well, sort of...
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Jet Stream Brings Two Very Different Junes to the Western & Eastern U.S. | NOAA Climate.gov

Jet Stream Brings Two Very Different Junes to the Western & Eastern U.S. | NOAA Climate.gov | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it

"During June, the jet stream developed kinks in its air current that served to shuttle moisture-packed frontal systems and their associated thunderstorms toward the East Coast while leaving the West high and dry.  These kinks are called troughs and ridges. A ridge is a large area of above normal atmospheric pressure that pushes the jet stream northward of its usual position.  A trough is a low-pressure area that allows the jet stream to dip southward.  Since early June, the eastern half of the U.S. has been sandwiched between two ridges: one over the West and the other over the western Atlantic, creating a trough in between. "

 

(See a map of the upper level circulation here.)  (NOAA)

 

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A New perspective on China

A New perspective on China | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it

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Cynthia Williams's curator insight, July 3, 2013 1:05 PM

This is not how we typically see China displayed on a map. On most maps China is located under Kazakhstan and Mongolia.   Maps can shape our perspective on certain issues.  This map is clearly stating that China is important, more important than the surrounding countries. 

Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, August 7, 2013 7:32 PM

This doesn't pertain to a specific CD.

 

This is not how we typically see China displayed on a map. On most maps China is located under Kazakhstan and Mongolia. Maps can shape our perspective on certain issues. This map is clearly stating that China is important, more important than the surrounding countries.  

Marina Costanzo's curator insight, October 10, 2013 11:36 AM

Interessante prospettiva.. quando il mondo non è più eurocentrico..

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Free Technology for Teachers: To Geography and Beyond with Google Earth and Google Maps

Free Technology for Teachers: To Geography and Beyond with Google Earth and Google Maps | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
RT To Geography and Beyond with Google Earth and Google Maps #education http://t.co/sBnh05aT
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