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Why Map Projections Matter


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Bharat Employment's curator insight, January 22, 11:15 PM

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Rich Schultz's curator insight, February 11, 11:27 AM

Would an inverted Peters projection "freak you out"?

Tiani Page's curator insight, April 27, 11:51 PM

As part of geography education we are required to teach students about different map projections and the rationale for these. This little video puts it quite well. 

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Geography Soup

"A great resource full of great links to accompany the Geography Soup channel on Vimeo."


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Seth Dixon's curator insight, September 3, 2014 7:19 PM

Geography Soup is a Vimeo channel designed to include interesting videos that are laden with geographic content in them.  This powerpoint slideshow has resources designed to help you get the most flavor and substance out of these (and any other) video resources.  This is especially great for K-12 students, physical and regional geography.


Tags: K12, video.

Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, October 1, 2014 11:22 PM

Course resource

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Math@Work: Showing Students the Real World Value of Mathematics [Video]

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30 minute webisodes designed around fashion and culinary arts, Math at Work helps students make mathematical connections to the world around them.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 1, 2014 4:27 PM

30 minute webisodes designed around fashion and culinary arts, Math at Work helps students make mathematical connections to the world around them.

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Gender Empowerment and Education

"In this exclusive, unedited interview, 'I Am Malala' author Malala Yousafzai remembers the Taliban's rise to power in her Pakistani hometown and discusses her efforts to campaign for equal access to education for girls. Malala Yousafzai also offers suggestions for people looking to help out overseas and stresses the importance of education."


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Cade Bruce's curator insight, March 19, 7:35 PM

This goes under the category of gender because she talks about how in Pakistan, many girls were not allowed an education. This relates to our studies on gender equality in different cultures by talking about the inequalities in Pakistan education for women. And especially reminds me of the seminar we had where we discussed what we should do to benefit gender equality, because she suggested what we should do, and that education should be assured.

Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, May 21, 4:10 PM

unit 3 or 6

Raychel Johnson's curator insight, May 25, 8:42 PM

Summary: In this interview, Jon Stewart talks with Malala Yousafzai, a girl who outwardly fought for women's education, and in doing so, was shot by the Taliban. Even now, she continues to fight for women's equality and their right to education, after she won her Nobel Peace Prize. 

 

Insight: In this interview, the main topic is gender equality, and how it can lead to better education for women, which, in turn, gives women more power. Although developed countries, especially in Western Europe, already display high gender equality, more developing countries, especially in the Middle East, have hardly anything close to gender equality. Even with low amounts of gender equality, people like Malala and advocates in Western countries are striving towards this goal of gender equality.

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Look Up - a video that explores when it is time to drop tech

'Look Up' - A spoken word film for an online generation. 'Look Up' is a lesson taught to us through a love story, in a world where we continue to find ways t...

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Insightful! Finding the balance is important.

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malek's curator insight, May 5, 2014 8:49 AM

“We don’t even know if anyone is listening, 
being alone isn’t a problem
let me just emphasise 
read a book, paint a picture, 
or do some exercise
you’re being productive and present, 
not reserved and recluse” 

Sue Alexander's curator insight, May 5, 2014 9:24 AM

a good reminder for all; well worth watching

Michelle Gilstrap's curator insight, May 5, 2014 2:46 PM

This is a great reminder to put down our phones and computers and relate to life. It is short, but impactful

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The hidden power of smiling

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Ron Gutman reviews a raft of studies about smiling, and reveals some surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you'll live -- and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being? Prepare to flex a few facial muscles as you learn more about this evolutionarily contagious behavior.

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Marianne Cloeren's curator insight, April 13, 2014 8:45 AM

I have used such research to counsel patients in pain (whether physical, emotional or spiritual) about incorporating things to make them laugh, like comedy and laugh yoga, into their day.  There is value in "smiling through the pain".  It helps to be able to explain there is a neurologic basis for such advice.