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Without Geography you’re NOWHERE !

What's The Most Dangerous Place on Earth? Where is it? Find out here.
VSAUCE  Our World is Amazing this is Great Science Video Site check out.

OUR WORLD DATA is a site that looks at data graphs for the World. Great visuals, great fact based information. What do you think about these population trends represented in the graph above. Did you think that the population of the World will be in 2099?


Is world poverty on the increase or is it decreasing?

Another great graph for discussion from OUR WORLD DATA. World poverty is decreasing, this is great, however there is still some way.


Where are the most dense populations in the world?

CHECK out the graphs at GapMinder These graphs offer a visual representation of facts about the world.
Lots of videos and graphs and maps. Also take the quiz and see how much YOU are probably wrong about the world. Rid yourself of the most common global misconceptions.
Try this quiz on Poor vs Rich it may surprise you.
Gapminder is a site whose  mission is to fight devastating ignorance with a fact-based worldview everyone can understand.
Gapminder identifies systematic misconceptions about important global trends and proportions and uses reliable data to develop easy to understand teaching materials to rid people of their misconceptions.

8 Billion World

world people

Over 8 billion people on 1 page. Over 8 billion people live in the world today. On this page you can see every single one of them. One by one.

Different colours represent the major regions in the world. You can scroll forever to get a good idea of how big the world population is.

World odometerslogo-en12World population

Check out WorldOdometers. How many people are there in the world? World population has reached 8,065,441,983 on October 9th 2023 2. When will 9 million, tick over?
World population live counter with data sheets, graphs, and details of population growths past, present and future Also take a look at all the other counters at worldodometers see the world energy use, the amazing speed of the counter for the number of cigarettes smoked today and and the life expectancy of the world population.



Esri Treasure hunts
I started with the cities treasure hunt.
It’s splendid. Solve a series of questions.

EACH QUESTION hints at a location somewhere in the world.

To answer the question, frame the solution within the viewfinder using the map's pan/zoom functions.



ACCESSING Google Earth in your browser s incredibly simple. It's great you don't have to download anything, and you can use it on any computer.
Choose your adventure with Voyager Take a guided tour around the globe with some of the world's leading storytellers & scientists. Immerse yourself in new cultures and test your knowledge of the world.
SELECT the games option and CHOOSE Where on the Google Earth is Carmen San Diego? My kids loved this.
EXPLORE worldwide satellite imagery and 3D buildings and terrain for hundreds of cities. ZOOM to your house or anywhere else, then dive in for a 360° perspective with Street View.
Download a Google Earth Challenge here. So much FUN!

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I've been having a great time with Excel and the Charting option. We research populations in 5 countries and typed them into Google sheets (This is one you can share, make a copy for yourself) or Excel. Then choose Chart and Maps. Use the Chart Editor (acess via the 3 dots) to customize and make the changes you would like. The maps show data when clicked - love it!


You can research populations and many other statistics at DATA World Bank  this data can be downloaded as csv, xml or Excel files.



Click that Hood A geo game based on open data:
Learn neighborhoods of cities… and so much more. Play the Australian States & Territories game or the South East Asian Countries Game.

Record your time and graph the results.
Who will have the fastest time?

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