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Google Cultural Institute

Google Cultural Institute | Human Geography | Scoop.it
Google Cultural Institute présente dans un musée virtuel plusieurs millions d'objets provenant de diverses organisations partenaires, avec les histoires qui les accompagnent.
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Good resource in general!

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How can we build cities that are sustainable, inclusive and truly just? | A conversation on TED.com

How can we build cities that are sustainable, inclusive and truly just? | A conversation on TED.com | Human Geography | Scoop.it
Cities have long been places of promise and possibility, vibrancy and creativity. But today our metropolitan areas represent more than that: They are our...
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That's what we're here to do!

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Playing Games In School (EdSurge Guides)

Playing Games In School (EdSurge Guides) | Human Geography | Scoop.it
"This should be fun." It doesn't take a PhD to know that when students are engaged, they learn. Any game that fails to engage students gets chucked into the trash or relegated to a yard sale.
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Less Human Geo, more something I think should be shared...

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Classroom Blueprint

Classroom Blueprint | Human Geography | Scoop.it
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Another classroom design resource--don't get too fancy with your search settings, though, as there doesn't seem to be too many high school social studies examples...

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A Most Delightful Map : NPR

A Most Delightful Map : NPR | Human Geography | Scoop.it
What I'm going to say sounds ridiculous, but once upon a time it wasn't ridiculous at all. You could wake up one morning in North America and decide to walk to Morocco, have breakfast, and a few hours later, there you are — in Africa.
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Twitter Knows Which Parts of New York City Smell Bad

Twitter Knows Which Parts of New York City Smell Bad | Human Geography | Scoop.it
And other glimpses of the mood of the city.
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Yes, I just keep adding stuff from Atlantic Cities. 

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A Block-by-Block Map of Brooklyn, in Garbage

A Block-by-Block Map of Brooklyn, in Garbage | Human Geography | Scoop.it
No, Jennifer Maravillas is not crazy. But she does walk the streets picking up interesting pieces of trash.
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CoLab Radio » Blog Archive » “In This Building” : A New MIT Course for Fall ’13

CoLab Radio » Blog Archive » “In This Building” : A New MIT Course for Fall ’13 | Human Geography | Scoop.it
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Place-based stories about specific buildings. 

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Maps showing how Americans feel about different states in the U.S. [15 pictures]

Maps showing how Americans feel about different states in the U.S. [15 pictures] | Human Geography | Scoop.it
The folks at Business Insider recently surveyed 1603 people from across the country, asking them how they feel about different states here in the United States. Respondents then answered with a state different than their own.
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Hi, Texas!

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Love or Hate It, User-Generated Urbanism May Be the Future Of Cities

Love or Hate It, User-Generated Urbanism May Be the Future Of Cities | Human Geography | Scoop.it
Your regular commute is likely a bit of a drag: enduring traffic-clogged freeways, navigating inefficient public transport, hustling down blocks that could use a little TLC. But eh, that’s just modern life, right?
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Ask A Native New Yorker: How Guilty Should I Feel About Being A Horrible Gentrifier?

Ask A Native New Yorker: How Guilty Should I Feel About Being A Horrible Gentrifier? | Human Geography | Scoop.it
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Sacramento Press / Bike share program holds fundraiser amidst concerns over rollout plan

Sacramento Press / Bike share program holds fundraiser amidst concerns over rollout plan | Human Geography | Scoop.it
While the details of the bike share program being developed for the Sacramento region are still under wraps, a debate is already under way about where the program should be located and if the current plans give minorities and lower income residents...
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More bike share controversy...

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New "learning studios” replace conventional classrooms at Fridley school

New "learning studios” replace conventional classrooms at Fridley school | Human Geography | Scoop.it
The bones of the American classroom haven’t changed much in the last century, bemoans North Park Elementary principal Jeff Cacek
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What Early 1900s Torontonians Would Look Like on Today's Streets

What Early 1900s Torontonians Would Look Like on Today's Streets | Human Geography | Scoop.it
One photographer merges old photographs of street life in Toronto with the same sites today.
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Mapping Where You're More Likely to Get Price-Gouged By a Hospital

Mapping Where You're More Likely to Get Price-Gouged By a Hospital | Human Geography | Scoop.it
American hospitals that provide high-quality, affordable treatment tend to hail from the heartland, according to a new visualization.
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CoLab Radio » Blog Archive » Mental Mapping Arts and Culture Along the L.A. River

CoLab Radio » Blog Archive » Mental Mapping Arts and Culture Along the L.A. River | Human Geography | Scoop.it
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