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Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL)


Concepts of Thinking: Geographic Perspective, Spatial Significance, Interrelationships, Patterns and Trends




Activity: Use this resource to meet Geographic curriculum expectations for wide range of  courses.


AQUEDUCT  World Resource Institute


A great resource for World Issues


Concepts of Thinking: Spatial Significance, Patterns and Trends, Interrelationships

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A great resource for World Issues

Concepts of Thinking: Spatial Significance, Patterns and Trends,

http://globalfloodmap.org/
Use the interactive map by entering in any number of inches – the map will show what areas would be flooded or at risk and the left side bar will display the number of people displaced. Click on individual points for current elevation, elevation after sea level rise, and the number and percentage of people losing homes.  Global Flood Map uses NASA satellite data to show the areas of the world under water and at risk for flooding if ocean levels rise. According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), sea levels have been rising about 3 mm per year since 1993 – totaling a 200 mm increase (7.87 inches) in global averaged sea level since 1870.

 raged sea level since 1870. 
Concepts of Thinking: Spatial Significance, Geographic Perspectives, and Patterns and Trends


Todays Front Pages From Around the World

Through a special agreement with more than 2,000 newspapers worldwide, the Newseum displays these front pages each day on its website. The front pages are in their original, unedited form, and some may contain material that is deemed objectionable to some visitors. Discretion is advised. –



Geographic Concepts of Thinking: Geographic Perspective, Spatial Significance, Patterns and Trends, and Interrelationships 


Middle East atlas omitting Israel to be pulped following widespread anger






Dr Jane Clements, director of the Council of Christians and Jews, “maps can be a very powerful tool in terms of de-legitimising ‘the other’ and can lead to confusion rather than clarity”,  all atlases to “reflect the official UN position on nations, boundaries and all political features”.

Great for teaching the Concepts of Thinking: Geographic Persepctive, and Spatial Significance

Carbon map – which countries are responsible for climate change?
As heads of state from David Cameron to Barack Obama meet in New York for a UN climate summit hosted by Ban Ki-moon, expectations are high for bold commitments on cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Use this interactive, in-depth map to find out who the big polluters are internationally, how China’s emissions have grown stratospherically and see who is most vulnerable to global warming’s impacts. Turn your sound up to hear the introduction to the map
·         theguardian.com, Tuesday 23 September 2014 05.00 BST


Click on the Link below for the interactive map.

National Geographic, Mapmaker Interactive.
The tool has pre-made layers that can be added to a base map to be edited, printed, and saved.  The platform is very similar to ArcGIS On Line so it works as a nice transitional tool.  Mapmaker Interactive is very useful for starting the discussion What is Where? Why There? Why Care?  This tool is ideal for all levels of Geography.

National Geographic Mapmaker Interactive



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