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40 Maps That Explain The Internet

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The internet increasingly pervades our lives, delivering information to us no matter where we are. It takes a complex system of cables, servers, towers, and other infrastructure, developed over decades, to allow us to stay in touch with our friends and family so effortlessly. Here are 40 maps that will help you better understand the internet — where it came from, how it works, and how it's used by people around the world.


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Coolwired's curator insight, August 31, 2014 10:04 AM

This informative site sheds light on the pervasive workings of the Internet.

Mel Leggatt's curator insight, November 20, 2014 11:36 AM

A really excellent visual resource for understanding how the Internet has and continues to evolve.

Vincent Lahondère's curator insight, January 4, 6:06 AM

Cette série de cartes accompagnées de commentaires en anglais est absolument remarquable car elle permet de comprendre comment internet s'est imposé à travers le monde.

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Middle School Geography

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Discover Pins about middle school geography on Pinterest. See more about teaching geography, middle school history and world geography.
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Maps - National Geographic

Maps - National Geographic | Geography in Middle School | Scoop.it
Browse through National Geographic maps online in our print map collection and Atlas Explorer, explore your world with MapMachine, and enjoy map-based editorial features like EarthPulse.
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Artful, Aerial Views of Humanity's Impact

Artful, Aerial Views of Humanity's Impact | Geography in Middle School | Scoop.it
Using aerial photographs that render imperiled landscapes almost abstract, Edward Burtynsky explores the consequences of human activity bearing down on the earth’s resources.

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Diane Johnson's curator insight, August 11, 2014 8:12 AM

These images may be very useful for teaching the DCI's under the Human Impact topic.

Alexandra Piggott's curator insight, August 11, 2014 6:48 PM

Is this evidence of homgeniziation of landscapes?

Lorraine Chaffer's curator insight, August 11, 2014 8:11 PM

People change landscapes. This is a great resource available as an iPad App also Called Burtynsky Water. 

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Teaching Resources

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Find educational resources for Grades K-12, from brief activity ideas to rich multimedia lessons and units.
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Florida's Secret Geography - Huffington Post

Florida's Secret Geography - Huffington Post | Geography in Middle School | Scoop.it
Florida's Secret Geography
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Growing up in South Florida I wasn't exposed to much besides beaches and strip malls.
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Map Out Your Summer Adventures with Geography Apps

Map Out Your Summer Adventures with Geography Apps | Geography in Middle School | Scoop.it
Family visits, vacations, and field trips will keep your family on the go this summer. You can add to the fun and turn travel time into learning time with geography apps for kids.
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