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Ian Guest

Earth :: a global map of wind, weather, and ocean conditions - 2 views

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    Interactive visualisation showing wind speeds around the world
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    Great info on map.
Ian Guest

If It Were My Home - 2 views

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    "Use our country comparison tool to compare living conditions in your own country to those of another."
Ian Guest

Journey to the Centre of the Earth - 2 views

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    "How far would you have to travel to reach the Earth's core? And what would you see along the way? Discover what lies beneath..."
John Pearce

Google Tour Builder - 7 views

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    Tour Builder is a new way to show people the places you've visited and the experiences you had along the way using Google Earth. It lets you pick the locations right on the map, add in photos, text, and video, and then share your creation.
Ian Guest

Geography Soup! - 7 views

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    "Geography Soup is a bespoke collection of short films curated for Geography teachers to use in the classroom. Every one is chosen for it's ability to take us slightly off the beaten track & to inspire us to learn & understand a little bit more about our planet & how we interact with it. Each film is a starting point to a lesson, a topic, a line of enquiry & a learning journey."
Ian Guest

The Little Data Book 2013 - 2 views

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    "The Little Data Book 2013 is the pocket edition of World Development Indicators 2013. It is intended as a quick reference for users of the World Development Indicators database, book, and mobile app. The Little Data Book 2013 contains 55 key development indicators such as population and population growth, GNI, GDP, GDP growth, exports and imports, and gross capital formation, deforestation, water use, energy use and electricity use per capita; and more."
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    Lots of real world data to interrogate in many different ways
Ian Guest

Map of UK Renewable Electricity Sites - 1 views

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    "The map shows operation renewable electricity sites over 0.01 MW listed in the Department of Energy and Climate Change's RESTATS Planning Database extract, downloaded on 30 December 2013"
Roland Gesthuizen

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World «TwistedSifter - 6 views

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    "If you're a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you'll learn something new. A few are important to know, some interpret and display data in a beautiful or creative way, and a few may even make you chuckle or shake your head."
John Pearce

Pursued - Street view game - 2 views

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    How is your sense of direction? Would you be able to find your way out of a tight situation under pressure? Try your luck while you're being pursued here! Pursued is a new bite-sized web-based game by Nemesys Games! We've created an integrated experience with Google Maps to give players an exploration-based thrill ride. "You've been taken without warning and emerge in an unknown place. A friend is trying to help you escape when you call, but you must use your surroundings to figure out where you are before they can pick you up! It's a race against time as you're being pursued by your captors!" Gameplay includes 15 tailored levels and after completion, community levels are also available to create and play for everyone!
Rhondda Powling

Take your Class on a Global Virtual Field Trip with GeoGuessr - 1 views

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    "GeoGuesser makes students to use their eyes and become more observant of what is around them. They have to find the indicators (evidence) to guess where they are (virtually).They could discuss their ideas with fellow students. When going through GeoGuesser they learn about geography, how places look different in terms of plants, soils, colours and the architecture of different places of the world. 
John Pearce

GeoGuessr - Let's explore the world! - 2 views

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    GeoGuessr is a geography game which takes you on a journey around the world and challenges your ability to recognize your surroundings using Google Maps streetview.
Rachael Bath

Timelapse: Landsat Satellite Images of Climate Change, via Google Earth Engine - 1 views

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    This would be a great discussion starter for environmental change.
Ian Guest

Earthquakes - 7 days, M2.5+ - 0 views

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    'Real-time' earthquake data visible on a map or for download as csv or kml file for further mainipulation
Ian Guest

SciShow - YouTube - 2 views

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    Over 200 short, fast-paced videos on a wide range of scientific topics. Use as stimulus material, lesson starters or have students verify the veracity of the claims ... or produce their own, SciShow-stylee.
Tony Richards

Apple Promises To Fix Glitches In Map Software By Rearranging Earth's Geography | The O... - 2 views

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    Another great video for the end of the year show.
Ian Guest

Solar Eclipse 2012 in Cairns, Australia - 1 views

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    "The infographic provides a definition of a solar eclipse as well as information on the Australia 2012 eclipse. It offers an insight into past solar eclipses, noting duration of totality and effects on local tourism."
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    ... and it comes with its own embed code. (commercial content though!)
John Pearce

Geograph Britain and Ireland - photograph every grid square! - 0 views

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    "The Geograph® Britain and Ireland project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland, and you can be part of it."
Shelly Terrell

Student Digital "Textbooks" - LiveBinder - 3 views

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    3rd graders create their own Textbook on LiveBinders
John Pearce

Science-Based Google Maps | KQED QUEST - 0 views

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    Google Maps is an obvious fit in social studies lessons. But it's not always an obvious fit in science lessons. Last week during one of the New Hampshire Google Apps Bootcamps Alice Barr shared a good collection of Google Maps uses in science. KQED Quest has a collection of six examples of science based Google Maps. The collection includes examples of use in environmental science and geology lessons.
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