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documents/ ressources pour les nouveaux programmes de Terminale L/ES
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Walled World

Walled World | Histoire geo Terminale (programmes 2012) | Scoop.it
We chart the routes of, and reasons for, the barriers which are once again dividing populations

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Mondialisation et frontières: les murs dans le monde. 

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Lauren Sellers's curator insight, May 29, 2014 1:06 AM

We looked at this map in class its really interesting nd weird to see all the dividing walls in the world and to discover ones youve never seen before.

Tanya Townsend's curator insight, October 12, 2015 9:53 PM

The video attached to this article reminded me made me think "racism". It is not Americas first time targeting one cultural group and antagonizing them. We did it to the Indians, Jews, at one time we denied Chinese immigrants the right to enter the country or become a citizen. The projection of walls in my opinion only creates more room for crime. I would love to research what benefits its had. I think the world is lacking the understand that people are people .period. This segregation and division is so unnecessary and creates wars, tension, hostility, and divide.

 

Gene Gagne's curator insight, December 2, 2015 9:41 AM

the social impact is we do not get to mingle with people of different culture, religion, ethnicity. Economically businesses do not grow at least on the small business side. There is no chance of growth. what about population once again if you stay with in a section divided by walls then the population stays within. a society would have to stay above the 2.06 fertility rate to keep their population stable.

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Interactive: The 50 Largest Ports in the World

Interactive: The 50 Largest Ports in the World | Histoire geo Terminale (programmes 2012) | Scoop.it
Investigate for yourself the mechanisms of global trade

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Ann-Laure Liéval's insight:
Les espaces maritimes et la mondialisation
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Anneliese Sjogren's curator insight, December 10, 2015 11:01 PM

It's interesting to see how these ports have gotten so big. So many are in China, and that is probably because there are so many products made there that are shipped to other places around the world.

Matt Ramsdell's curator insight, December 14, 2015 4:00 PM

The interesting concept to these places is that most of them are all located on the East coast of the asian continent. This is a prime example of how global trade has shifted to the Pacific giving rise to these import/export global markets allowing their economy to shift and grow at a rapid pace.  These areas of global transportation has created the "4 Tigers" as they are all within the top 10 global transportation ports.

Adam Deneault's curator insight, December 14, 2015 7:57 PM
This is a pretty informative interactive map of the largest ports in the world. Very well put together to help some understandings of trade. Most of the ports are on the East coast of China which is the Pacific Sea. The reason there are probably so many here in China is because they make a large amount of product that needs to be shipped worldwide. They are like the leading country in imports and exports to other global or major global markets.
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The World's 25 Busiest Airports

The World's 25 Busiest Airports | Histoire geo Terminale (programmes 2012) | Scoop.it
More than 1.4 billion airline passengers departed, landed, or connected through these massive facilities in 2012. Viewing them from above gives a sense of their gargantuan scale and global significance.

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Ann-Laure Liéval's insight:

La mondialisation: flux aériens, et poids des hubs.

Utile aussi en Première géo pour l'EDC sur Roissy, hub mondial. 

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L.Long's curator insight, February 16, 2014 4:24 AM

Transport technology is a key factor that assists the operation of Global networks

 

Alyssa Dorr's curator insight, September 10, 2014 3:11 PM

I found it interesting that one of the most busiest airports was in the US, in Atlanta to be exact. A lot of the airports that are included in this list of 25 were located in the US. Also, I noticed that there are no busy airports in Africa, South America, and Australia. I'm wondering if it is because not many people wish to travel there due to the climate and environment.

Edelin Espino's curator insight, September 10, 2014 3:26 PM

Is really good to know the busiest Airports because you would think that the number one is John F. Kennedy International Airport but it is not. The number one busiest airport in the world is the

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

 

 
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Wealth Inequality in America

Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actua...

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Des Amériques: les Etats Unis. 

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, March 4, 2013 10:00 AM

This video does have a political bent that may or may not reflect your views, but it nicely lays out data that graphically represents the economic differences that we see in the United States today.  Our perception is as skewed as what is and what we think it should be.  

Jennifer S. Hong's curator insight, December 27, 2013 3:39 PM

"In a country well governed, poverty is somehing to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of." -Confucius.

Luke Walker's curator insight, October 5, 2014 9:17 AM

Mind blowing and utterly ridiculous.