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32 Maps That Will Teach You Something New About the World

32 Maps That Will Teach You Something New About the World | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

Our world is a complex network of people, places and things. Here are 32 maps will teach you something new about our diverse and interconnected planet.


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Some very interesting maps.

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DenisMartingale's curator insight, July 19, 8:56 AM

Another thin is to identify different cultures for resources.

 

What are the trends in financial ups and downs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://usawebcash.com

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40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
  If you're a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this c...
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Some of these would be great discussion starters for your class, not all are appropriate for young children.

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US Civil War - Google Maps Gallery

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Comprehensive maps of major land campaigns, troop movements and more.

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Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students

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QR Codes QuikQR: Create QR codes from text or website address (URL). Choose from three sizes of image and then download as a PNG file which can be put into any document or website. TagMyDoc: Upload...
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Find suggested sites for QR codes, surveys and polls, online whiteboards/corkboards, PDF tools, charts/graphs, word clouds, maps, scheduling,  and so much more. Be sure to bookmark this page for future reference.

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Build a map, embed a map into your website | Build-A-Map

Build a map, embed a map into your website | Build-A-Map | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Use Build-A-Map to create interactive online maps. With intuitive user interface, create visually appealing maps without any coding. Then, publish your maps and embed them into your website.
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Paint,Color Maps with Statistics (Online Free Tool)

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Color Maps with Statistics (Online Free Tool)

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The site has information already collected on numerous countries you can use. 

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MFaculty's curator insight, July 5, 5:00 AM

This is an interesting tool to use and display statistical information for students in a more interactive manner. Ideal for presentations. 

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Eugene

www.soldiercop

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Context transforms information into knowledge!

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Wow! THE TEAM at ContextU just unveiled a beta test site that is terrific.They have developed a way to present the CONTEXT of events, people, places and concepts that is truly wonderful to use. Although this first test is dedicated to the American Civil War, I can't wait to see the rest of human knowledge presented in this way. Whether you are a student, a teacher, a scholar or a curious individual, this really helps information to be transformed into knowledge! I urge you to visit http://www.contextu.com and to share it with your friends and family!
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See events of the Civil War in context of what else was happening.

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Google Earth Gallery

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Find featured maps divided by categories, such as business, history, science, travel, etc.

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Scribble Maps - Draw on google maps with scribblings and more!

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Draw on google maps with scribbles, squares, circles, and more!

 

he Easiest Way to Draw and Share Maps!
We have focused on making a tool that makes it ultra easy to draw on maps, we have polished the user experience using a large amounts of feedback from our users, and we continue to improve on a regular basis. The effort has paid off with Scribble Maps being used in grade school classrooms all the way up to Government agencies. In addition to being able to draw, with Scribble Maps you can:

 

- Add Custom Images / Overlays
- Place Text
- Place Markers
- Create custom widgets
- Export to Google My Maps.
- Export to Google Earth.
- Save as KML/GPX/JPG
- Create 3D JPEGs and Widgets
- Send Maps to Friends
- Print

 

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http://scribblemaps.com/

 


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lynnegibb's comment, October 31, 2012 11:42 PM
I can see this being really useful - thanks :)
j alguacil's curator insight, June 13, 2013 10:39 AM

Powered by Google. Really helpful!