Mr. Charles

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2. 40 Maps that Explain the World

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There is an unbelievable wealth of visual information here.  View and read carefully and you will learn more than you did in class all month (especially since we have barely had school in January).  Be sure to read the explanation beneath the map for more information/context.  Read them all, but choose three (3) that you find most interesting to reflect on in your response.  Consider the following for each of the three…

  • How does this map change your view of the world?

Data source: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, World Bank. (David Whitmore, John Grimwade / National Geographic)

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2014/01/13/40-more-maps-that-explain-the-world/

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