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GEOGRAPHY

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 int he graph above. Did you think that the population of the World will be in 2099?

POVERTY

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.

POPULATION

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.

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Over 7 billion people on 1 page. Over 7 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.

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Check out WorldOdometers. How many people are there in the world? World population has reached 7,907,889,035 on November 20th 2021. Almost 8 million, when will this 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.

TREASURE HUNTS

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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.

AMAZING RESOURCE

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ACCESSING Google Earth in your browser s incredibly simple. It's great because 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.



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