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Six map links that every cartographer has seen a million times | Andy Woodruff

Six map links that every cartographer has seen a million times | Andy Woodruff | Geography Misc | Scoop.it
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New Learning Styles | Classroom Tools & School Software | Technology in Education - Innovate My School

New Learning Styles | Classroom Tools & School Software | Technology in Education - Innovate My School | Geography Misc | Scoop.it
Innovate My School motivates teachers to think beyond traditional boundaries, lead proactively and, most importantly, stay informed.
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Geography Awareness Week

Geography Awareness Week | Geography Misc | Scoop.it
Launched in 1987 by presidential proclamation, Geography Awareness Week is an annual opportunity for families and schools to engage in fun, educational experiences that draw attention to geo-literacy and the importance of geographic understanding.
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Mercator Puzzle

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Kristen McDaniel's curator insight, February 11, 2013 12:03 PM

Great site to show projection and changes in perception on maps.  

John Nieuwendyk's curator insight, December 17, 2014 5:45 PM

This mercator puzzle was especially interesting. It illustrated how various countries look on a mercator map compared to other maps.

Alex Smiga's curator insight, September 7, 2015 4:45 PM

Cool activity / puzzle that plays with projection and shows you a comparative view of the "true" size of countries compared to others 

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Travel the World from Your Classroom: Free iPad Apps for Virtual Field Trips

Travel the World from Your Classroom: Free iPad Apps for Virtual Field Trips | Geography Misc | Scoop.it
Not every school has the resources necessary to take their students on an airplane . . . or spaceship. The iPad can bring the world to your students' fingertips in ways never before possible. Many na
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Michael Palin: Geography Matters

Former Monty Python star Michael Palin sits down with Steve Paikin for a feature interview on the importance of geographic literacy and why it is necessary f...
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10 Ways to Give Your Students the World

10 Ways to Give Your Students the World | Geography Misc | Scoop.it
As an educator you’re on the front line in the fight against our kids’ geography gap. Here are some tools to give you much more than a fighting chance.
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40 Maps They Didn’t Teach You In School

40 Maps They Didn’t Teach You In School | Geography Misc | Scoop.it
By the time we graduate high school, we learn that they never taught us the most interesting things in there.
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Hotter Weather Actually Makes Us Want to Kill Each Other

Hotter Weather Actually Makes Us Want to Kill Each Other | Geography Misc | Scoop.it
A new meta-analysis finds that extreme changes in temperature increase the likelihood of inter-group conflict.
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Why Do You Love Geography?

Video. The Top 10 Finalists from the 2012 National Geographic GeoBee explain why studying geography is exciting.
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Rising above China | a photo story by Kacper Kowalski | Panos Pictures

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