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The Legacy of Coal in England

The Legacy of Coal in England | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A photographer captures the cultural and social life of his home, the country’s once thriving coalfields.
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Indian Beef Workers Fight to Bring Back the Bull Market

Indian Beef Workers Fight to Bring Back the Bull Market | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A law banning beef in the state of Maharashtra, which includes Mumbai, has left more than a million people scrambling to save their livelihoods.
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As South Sudan Crisis Worsens, ‘There Is No More Country’

As South Sudan Crisis Worsens, ‘There Is No More Country’ | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
In the world’s newest nation, the fighting, atrocities and hunger have increased, with no end in sight to the warring leaders’ power struggle.
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Introduction to Human Geography: A Disciplinary Approach

Introduction to Human Geography: A Disciplinary Approach | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
This website serves as an off-campus host for text, images, data and other web-based resources associated with the free eText, Introduction to Human Geography: A Disciplinary Approach.

Via Seth Dixon, FCHSAPGEO
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Seth Dixon's curator insight, August 12, 2015 4:58 PM

I'm very excited to see a free eText in Human Geography.  I will be looking at this more closely during the next semester and think that geography teachers will see this as a welcome supplemental to their arsenal of resources. This is definitely on the shortlist of best materials on this site.   


Tags: geography educationAPHG, textbook.

Luis Cesar Nunes's curator insight, August 13, 2015 7:24 AM

Human Geography

Leoncio Lopez-Ocon's curator insight, August 13, 2015 8:52 AM

Gracias a Seth Dixon accedo a este texto de acceso libre que es una interesante Introducción a la Geografía Humana. De fácil navegación se puede acceder a valiosa información textual, a imágenes, datos y otros recursos. Es un producto de Steven Graves, profesor de geografía en California State University, Northridge.

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How the English language became such a mess

How the English language became such a mess | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
James Harbeck investigates how the English language became such a mess – and why we only have ourselves to blame.
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Saudi Business Opening Drives Social Changes

Saudi Business Opening Drives Social Changes | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
New businesses are beginning to transform one of the world’s most conservative societies, as the kingdom’s rulers move to diversify away from oil, create more jobs and integrate their largely insular economy into the global system.
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Esperanto Is Not Dead: Can The Universal Language Make A Comeback?

Esperanto Is Not Dead: Can The Universal Language Make A Comeback? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A hundred years ago, a Polish physician created a language that anyone could learn easily. The hope was to bring the world closer together. Today Esperanto speakers say it's helpful during travel.
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Forget Sykes-Picot. It’s the Treaty of Sèvres That Explains the Modern Middle East.

Forget Sykes-Picot. It’s the Treaty of Sèvres That Explains the Modern Middle East. | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Ninety-five years ago today, Europe carved up the Ottoman empire. That treaty barely lasted a year, but we're feeling its aftershocks today.
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The true size of ...

This site is used to highlight the distortion issues caused by the Mercator map projection. It can be used to show the true size of countries
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Would you take a dip 35 metres up in London's first 'sky pool'?

Would you take a dip 35 metres up in London's first 'sky pool'? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The Embassy Gardens ‘sky pool’ will join two 10-storey buildings in new Battersea development
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Why Are Only a Few Landlocked Countries Successful?

Why Are Only a Few Landlocked Countries Successful? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
All landlocked countries have economic struggles because they lack access to the sea. But why are European landlocked countries wealthy while the others are not?
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Islamic State: The Dutch Teen Who Maps the Jihadists

Islamic State: The Dutch Teen Who Maps the Jihadists | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
One of the foremost cartographers of Islamic state conflict is a 19-year-old from Amsterdam. Now that he's graduated from high school, he's preparing to take his activism to the next level.
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North and South Korea 'exchange fire' at border

North and South Korea 'exchange fire' at border | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
South Korean defence ministry says army retaliated to the North's shelling with "tens" of 155mm artillery rounds.
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Saving the Cows, Starving the Children

Saving the Cows, Starving the Children | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party talks about economic growth. So why is it letting religion get in the way of nutrition?
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What race would you be 100 years ago, according to the US Census?

This interactive graphic shows the census categories for every decade from 1790 to today.
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Is it ethical to contact self-Isolated peoples?, Science in Action - BBC World Service

Is it ethical to contact self-Isolated peoples?, Science in Action - BBC World Service | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Contacting self-isolated Amazonian peoples, we debate the ethics of intervention
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When I lost my hands making flatscreens I can't afford, nobody would help me | Rosa Moreno

When I lost my hands making flatscreens I can't afford, nobody would help me | Rosa Moreno | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Injured workers like me don’t ask for much of the billions these companies make off of our work. We just want enough to take care of our families
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Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta urges Africa to give up aid - BBC News

Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta urges Africa to give up aid - BBC News | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta urges African leaders to give up foreign aid, saying it is not an acceptable basis for prosperity.
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This Is How The Rest Of The World Eats Bread

This Is How The Rest Of The World Eats Bread | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Baltic Travel Company has created a pretty infographic highlighting one of our favorite foods: bread. In it, 37 of the world's most iconic bread styles are depicted and explained. This selection of breads
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Photos: African cities are starting to look eerily like Chinese ones

Photos: African cities are starting to look eerily like Chinese ones | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
It's easy to see China's footprint in Africa.
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Why is Canadian English unique?

Why is Canadian English unique? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
America’s neighbour resisted annexation by the US and its people remained subjects of the British monarch. But Canada’s English isn’t British or American, writes James Harbeck.
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The Racial Dot Map: One Dot Per Person for the Entire U.S.

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While great for contemporary studies of geography and urban demographics there are also great history linkages into why/how certain patterns developed. Zoom in to explore the community in which you live and see what critical thinking questions you can develop.

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6 Stories Of Resilience From Around The World That Will Warm Your Heart

6 Stories Of Resilience From Around The World That Will Warm Your Heart | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Take a moment to read and share these stories of incredible resilience from around the world. Find out how you can donate your newsfeed for one day in honor of World Humanitarian Day!
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