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GITN: Pilgrims' Progress

This classic Geography in the News by Neal Lineback has been re-released on his Lineback World View site.  This is an excellent lesson for K-12 educators to prepare their students to understand the historic and geographic context of Thanksgiving.


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Human Development Index

"This video shows the basic concept of HDI (Human Development Index), by using four different examples (Japan, Mexico, India and Angola)."


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Watch this HUGGERS for a great review!

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some emerging markets, Japan

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Des cartes pour comprendre le monde

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GITN: Pilgrims' Progress

This classic Geography in the News by Neal Lineback has been re-released on his Lineback World View site.  This is an excellent lesson for K-12 educators to prepare their students to understand the historic and geographic context of Thanksgiving.


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Following 'Geography Education'

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Video: 7 Billion, National Geographic Magazine

Learn more about population: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/7-billion To coincide with the arrival of the world's 7 billionth person on October 31, 2011, ...

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OverlapMaps - Instantly compare any two places on Earth!

An OverlapMap is a map of one part of the world that overlaps a different part of the world. OverlapMaps show relative size.
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A Brief Overview of Japanese Geography | New Asian Writing

A Brief Overview of Japanese Geography | New Asian Writing | Middle School Social Studies | Scoop.it
The Japanese Archipelago lies in the eastern part of the Asian continent, stretching from the Tropics in the south to the Subpolar zone in the north. Thi...
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Animaps - Create and view beautifully informative animated maps, for free!

Animaps - Create and view beautifully informative animated maps, for free! | Middle School Social Studies | Scoop.it
Create and view beautifully informative animated maps, for free!

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Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

With a simple class hashtag (e.g.-#geog400ric) you can create a backchannel for student to collaborate outside the classroom walls. 


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Inside Mecca

For over 1400 years, Mecca has been one of the most important cities in the Arabian Peninsula. By the middle of the 6th century, there were three major settl...

 

As the heart of Islam, Mecca brings in pilgrims from around the world.  This documentary gives a great overview of the historical, spiritual and cultural reasons why this is sacred space to over one billion Muslims.  Additionally, this documentary contains an analysis of the logistics that are a part of the Hajj.  

 

Tags: Islam, tourism, place, transportation, religion, Middle East, culture. 

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"Population Education"

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Population Education...

 

This site has resources tailored for elementary, middle and high school (and very adaptable and applicable for several college courses).  The site, the education wing of populationconnection.com, recently has updated their content with a new emphasis on what the world will be like at 7 billion.  Games, readings, videos, quizzes, etc. 


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great,I couldn't agree more, G
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Interactive Biomes Map

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Click on the map for information about specific biomes.


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SB Nation gives handy geography lesson for upcoming college football season - Oregon Daily Emerald

SB Nation gives handy geography lesson for upcoming college football season - Oregon Daily Emerald | Middle School Social Studies | Scoop.it
SB Nation gives handy geography lesson for upcoming college football seasonOregon Daily EmeraldCollege football kicks off tomorrow (!) with a full slate of games from across the country.
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Animaps - Create and view beautifully informative animated maps, for free!

Animaps - Create and view beautifully informative animated maps, for free! | Middle School Social Studies | Scoop.it
Create and view beautifully informative animated maps, for free!

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