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Boston schools ditch conventional world maps in favor of this one - The Boston Globe

Boston schools ditch conventional world maps in favor of this one - The Boston Globe | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
Social studies classrooms throughout the Boston public school system are getting an upgrade some 448 years in the making.
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Fodor's Travel Guides - Plan Your Trip Online

Fodor's Travel Guides - Plan Your Trip Online | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
Read Fodor's reviews to find the best travel destinations, hotels and restaurants. Plan your trip online with Fodor's.
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Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
Love travel? Plan and book your perfect trip with expert advice, travel tips, destination information and inspiration from Lonely Planet.
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9 maps and charts that explain the global refugee crisis

9 maps and charts that explain the global refugee crisis | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
It’s a crisis beyond anything we’ve seen since World War II — and Trump just turned America’s back on it.
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These 5 Different Camps Tell the Story of the Global Refugee Crisis

These 5 Different Camps Tell the Story of the Global Refugee Crisis | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
From 'the Jungle' in Calais to Zaatari in Jordan, Ian Bremmer looks at the refugee camps around the world where the crisis is unfolding
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Alternatives to Camps

Alternatives to Camps | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
For many people, mention of refugees conjures up images of long rows of tents or other shelters in camps where most of the inhabitants rely on aid distributions.
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Refugees crossing into Canada from US on foot despite freezing temperatures

Refugees crossing into Canada from US on foot despite freezing temperatures | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
Uncertainty caused by Trump’s policies has pushed asylum seekers to take long, risky routes that in one case cost two Ghanaian men several fingers to frostbite
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Fifty Most Populous Refugee Camps

Fifty Most Populous Refugee Camps | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees administers camps sheltering a vast population of displaced people. These largest camps together house nearly two million people.
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Inside Azraq, Jordan’s prefab refugee camp

Inside Azraq, Jordan’s prefab refugee camp | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
The United Nations has built a city from scratch in the middle of the Jordanian desert to house the hundreds of Syrian refugees who arrive every day.
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Lonely Planet Travel Guides and Travel Information

Love travel? Plan and book your perfect trip with expert advice, travel tips, destination information and inspiration from Lonely Planet.
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Sunrise and sunset times in Winnipeg

Sunrise and sunset times in Winnipeg | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
Calculations of sunrise and sunset in Canada – Manitoba – Winnipeg for November 2016. Generic astronomy calculator to calculate times for sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset for many cities, with daylight saving time and time zones taken in account.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Video Explanations of Why We Change Our Clocks This Weekend

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Video Explanations of Why We Change Our Clocks This Weekend | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
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Population Pyramids of the World from 1950 to 2100

Population Pyramids of the World from 1950 to 2100 | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
Population Pyramids: WORLD - 2017
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Travel Reports & Warnings

Travel Reports & Warnings | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
Consular Services and Emergency Management Branch, Information and Assistance for Canadians Abroad...
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Wikitravel - The Free Travel Guide

Wikitravel - The Free Travel Guide | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
Open source travel guide featuring up-to-date information on attractions hotels restaurants travel tips and more. Free and reliable advice written by Wikitravellers from around the globe.
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Frommers.com

Frommers.com | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
Frommers.com brings you cheap airfares, bargain rate cruises, discounted hotel rooms, budget car rentals and money-saving advice, all written and reviewed by travel experts.
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Life in Dadaab: three generations of refugees isolated from Kenyan society

Life in Dadaab: three generations of refugees isolated from Kenyan society | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
Under Kenyan law, Dadaab’s 330,000 refugees are not allowed to settle outside, a practice that denies their rights and leaves their economic potential untapped
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The Failure of Refugee Camps

The Failure of Refugee Camps | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
The Failure of Refugee Camps from Boston Review. Refugee camps, intended to be temporary, host people for an average of 12 years.
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Inside the largest Syrian refugee camp - Zaatari camp three years on

Inside the largest Syrian refugee camp - Zaatari camp three years on | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
Zaatari refugee camp now ninth largest city in Jordan
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‘This is the only way to be safe’: Former refugees react to influx of asylum seekers in Emerson, Manitoba

‘This is the only way to be safe’: Former refugees react to influx of asylum seekers in Emerson, Manitoba | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
A day after making the treacherous trek in to Canada, asylum seekers have found refuge in a Winnipeg refugee aid centre.
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A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City

A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières exhibit and online guide about the lives of people around the world who have fled armed conflicts and are searching for safety.
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Food, Water, Sanitation, and Housing in Refugee Camps

Unite For Sight® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that empowers communities worldwide to improve eye health and eliminate preventable blindness.
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Rough Guides | Travel Guide and Travel Information

Rough Guides | Travel Guide and Travel Information | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
Find a destination, look for inspiration, read features and get great travel advice, from Rough Guides – the leading publisher of travel and reference guides.
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Lonely Planet Travel Guides and Travel Information

Lonely Planet Travel Guides and Travel Information | Grade 7 Social Studies | Scoop.it
Travel guides and guidebooks. Travel advice, tips and destination information to inspire you from Lonely Planet
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