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    • World Cartogram Map: Change the world one map at a time!

      SELECT a subject from the top menu and watch the countries on the map change their size. Instead of land mass, the size of each country will represent the data for that subject --both its share of the total and absolute value.

     

    • GapMinder: This site is a database of useful information to help better understand similarities and differences among the worlds countries. This chart compares Life Expectancy & GDP per capita of 182 nations

     

    • Earthducation: The Eartheducation community serves as the online hub for communication & collaboration  on local and global issues between education and sustainability.  

     

    • GeoThenticA K-12 Teacher/Student forum to teach students about the use of Geospatial technologies. 

     

    • CIA World Factbook: The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities

     

    • Culture Crossingcommunity build resource to help understanding of cross cultural etiquette 

     

    • ArcGISCreate a map that can be viewed in a browser, desktop or mobile device. Share it on a blog, via email, or embed it in a website 

     

     

    • Cultural JambalayaPhoto Gallery: This site showcases the historic and traditional cultures of Egypt, Isreal, Jordan, Syria, Turkey and Lebanon. 

     

    • GeocachingGeocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. 

     

    • Undertold StoriesThe Under-Told Stories Project works to expand, sustain and improve coverage of the world outside America in broadcast, print and emerging new media outlets.  Our challenge is to direct American eyes to the daily concerns of far away people who increasingly affect our lives.  We hope to reawaken the generous curiosity of Americans   —our students in particular— about a world we can no longer ignore.

     

    • Moutain Expeditions: This is a site that gives great information about moutain expeditions. It includes: photos, maps, weather, description, live cam. etc...

     

    • New World Clock: This is a new look world clock that keeps track of lots of incidents of population, death, illness, environment matters, energy uses, US Crimes, good and more. The numbers constantly change before you various eyes. 

     

    • Sporacle: This site contains an alphabetized list of several hundred Geography games. There is also a category menu at the top of the list. Every day a different game is featured (see list with icons on the left side). An example is January 18th, 2011 when "Bordering the European Union" was featured (not very easy). Did you know that 12 of the most populated US cities are in Texas?

     

     

    • Only 2 clicks: A teacher based bookmark page of useful resources/links that we may use in class 

     

    • Wordle: A wordle is a visual depiction of the words contained in a piece of text, as exemplified within the citation above. Generated by a web-based tool of the same name, a wordle is created by manipulating the words of an input text and arranging them into a kind of graphic.

     

    • Make Belief Comic: Students may use this tool to create an illustraed comic to represent an idea or explain a learning target.