GHS Nature of Geography & Population Geography
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Articles relating to the AP Human Geography Unit 1: Geography - It's Nature & Perspectives & Unit 2: Population Geography
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CH3: Debunking Global Migration Myths

CH3: Debunking Global Migration Myths | GHS  Nature of Geography & Population Geography | Scoop.it
The world today consists of vast networks of floating populations, and a lot of myths — and misunderstandings — surround the issue of global migration. Here, we try to set the record straight with a true-or-false test.
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CH3: Dying to Leave: Human Trafficking Worldwide

Research for this piece was conducted during the summer of 2003. Human trafficking is on the rise worldwide. Many nations are affected -- serving as source,
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Unit 1: It’s a Small (and Cartographically Incorrect) World After All!

Unit 1: It’s a Small (and Cartographically Incorrect) World After All! | GHS  Nature of Geography & Population Geography | Scoop.it
The world may be your oyster, a stage, or one big hospital [1], it is also a Disney ride. It’s a Small World After All (IaSWAA) can be experienced at each of the five Disney parks [2] across the world. The ride has been thrilling - and its repetitive and catchy theme song annoying - guests since ...
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Unit 1: These Maps Show How Subway Maps Twist Urban Reality

Unit 1: These Maps Show How Subway Maps Twist Urban Reality | GHS  Nature of Geography & Population Geography | Scoop.it
A new project at Northeastern University reveals how geographically warped subway maps really are.
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40 more maps that explain the world

40 more maps that explain the world | GHS  Nature of Geography & Population Geography | Scoop.it
I've searched wide and far for maps that can reveal and surprise and inform in ways that the daily headlines might not.
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40 charts that explain the world

40 charts that explain the world | GHS  Nature of Geography & Population Geography | Scoop.it
You've seen the 40 maps that explain the world. But charts have always been better than maps.
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Development: World's 85 richest have same wealth as 3.5 billion poorest

Development: World's 85 richest have same wealth as 3.5 billion poorest | GHS  Nature of Geography & Population Geography | Scoop.it
The combined wealth of the world's richest 85 people is now equivalent to that owned by half of the world's population – or 3.5 billion...
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CH2: What Facebook Teaches Us About Global Migration Patterns

CH2: What Facebook Teaches Us About Global Migration Patterns | GHS  Nature of Geography & Population Geography | Scoop.it
The social network's one blind spot? China.
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Unit 2: Challenge your own preconceptions: Take the 'ignorance' test

Unit 2: Challenge your own preconceptions: Take the 'ignorance' test | GHS  Nature of Geography & Population Geography | Scoop.it
In the 1990s, a professor at a medical university in Stockholm decided to test his students' knowledge about the progress of global development.
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CH3: Mapping 60 Years of White Flight, Brain Drain and American Migration

CH3: Mapping 60 Years of White Flight, Brain Drain and American Migration | GHS  Nature of Geography & Population Geography | Scoop.it
An interactive picture of Americans perpetually on the move.
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CH2: Population Bracketology

Try the Population Bracketology game from @uscensusbureau! Weekly data visualization from the U.S. Census Bureau compares populations for US states and metro areas. http://go.usa.gov/2nFR
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CH 9: Is HDI the best index for measuring Development?

An educational geographical video about measuring a country's development. I talk about HDI, PQLI and GNH, as well as I have interviews from Mahbub Ul Haq an...
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40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World | GHS  Nature of Geography & Population Geography | Scoop.it
If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and info graphics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection...
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This is how map projections warp your understanding of geography

This is how map projections warp your understanding of geography | GHS  Nature of Geography & Population Geography | Scoop.it
How distorting are map projections? Here's what four commonly used systems of projection do to a human head.
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CH2: Watch The World Grow Older*, In 4 GIFs

CH2: Watch The World Grow Older*, In 4 GIFs | GHS  Nature of Geography & Population Geography | Scoop.it
Some countries are getting old. Others are staying young — and getting much bigger.
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