President Obama participated in this year's National Geographic Bee to to “celebrate the important role that geography plays in all our lives.” During that event he made a statement that I think geographers should use more.
See on Scoop.it – Geography Education Extreme poverty in the United States is giving rise to a group of infections known as the neglected tropical diseases, which we ordinarily think of as confined to developing countries.
See on Scoop.it – Geography Education After remaining stable for most of human history, the world's population has exploded over the last two centuries. The boom is not over: The biggest generation in history is just entering ...
Roads? Religion? Accent? Food? Which factor dictates where the North ends?
This is a great intellectual expercise to help student think about regions and how we define them. The article can help also inform some of their thinking since one of the main problems for students in drawing regional boundaries is a lack of place-based knowledge.
Geo-story: Geography on the Job. geostory.jpg. Geo-story courtesy of NG Education Programs. Maps. 1162102.jpg. Our map collection is extensive, from mapping activities such as creating a local weather map to galleries ...
How do the individual economies of U.S. cities stack up against the world? Here’s a few quiz questions that can be answered with our chart of the 50 largest U.S. metro areas.
This article shows the economic strength of numerous greater metropolitan regions in the United States. Even more important than the article is the "Interactive Graphics" which presents the tabular data of the top countries by GDP interlaced with U.S. metro area's GDPs. Amazingly, 11 metropolitan areas (if they were independent countries) would rank in the top 50 countries of the world based on total GDP.