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Welcome to the Anthropocene - YouTube

A 3-minute journey through the last 250 years of our history, from the start of the Industrial Revolution to the Rio+20 Summit. The film charts the growth of...
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What is Geo-literacy?

Geo-literacy extends far beyond knowing where places are on a map.  National Geographic Education has put an emphasis on geoliteracy, which entails spatial thinking skills and understanding systems in addition to content knowledge about locations and places. 


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Geo literacy explained to all people that don't know I Teacher Much more than just places...

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Geo-literacy extends far beyond knowing where places are on a map.  National Geographic Education has put an emphasis on geo-literacy, which entails spatial thinking skills and understanding systems in addition to content knowledge about locations and places.

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MasteringGeography: MapMaster™ Interactive Map Activities

Improve students' geographic literacy. MapMaster is a powerful interactive map tool that includes layered thematic and place name interactive maps at world and regional scales for students...
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Why is Geo-literacy Important?

Why is it so important to know your geography??!?!?!?!?!!?


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World of Geography at your fingertips

World of Geography at your fingertips | Spatial Literacy | Scoop.it

Worth exploring...this isn't just a single random link.  Geocube is a portal to numerous topics, regions and themes.  

Having been voted by the American Association of School Librarians as one of the "Top 25 websites for Teaching and Learning," Geocube comes highly recommended, and rightfully so (see: http://www.ala.org/aasl/guidelinesandstandards/bestlist/bestwebsitestop25?mid=53 ).  This is a must-see. 


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The three reasons countries get rich: Location, location and location - PBS NewsHour

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The three reasons countries get rich: Location, location and location
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Geography and natural resources make a big difference in which countries develop economically earlier than others, argue Jeffrey Sachs and Gordon McCord.
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