I’ve always loved map graphics. And this one is a fabulous representation of city population density merged with world population! Check out the full version here. This is an incredible resource. Love their whole blog! Share
Visualize slavery: Map of slave states http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/12/10/opinion/20101210_Disunion_SlaveryMap.html It shows the concentrations of slavery in the South. President Abraham Lincoln used this map.
From the University of Texas Map Library
Not only are these great for monitoring hurricanes (a meteorological masterpiece), but they are wonderful for helping students plot latitude and longitude positions on a map. Get your tracking map here.
We’ve gotta give it up to Education Place – they have created one of the best physical maps of the US for classroom use. Get your copy here http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/usphys.pdf
Where is Somalia?
A friend of mine was asking how to correctly pronounce “Pecan Pie”. Of course it’s pee-can. Right? Or is it puh-kahn? Or even p’cahn? Well, as it often goes, this conversation led me down a long road of internet searching seeking answers. I came across a website breaking down the different dialects of the USA [...]