What's new?

A summary of recently added resources.

25 Feb 2021

Three Gorges Dam, China: Building the world's largest (and most controversial) power plant (TED-Ed 5:37)

added to Development and to Energy under Resources
25 Feb 2021

New page! Sustainability

Just like sustainability, it is still under construction, but it's a start!

25 Feb 2021

Mapped: The Greenest Countries in the World

added to SustaiSustainability nability
22 Feb 2021

Hurricanes: Keeping a close eye on the storms
(NASA EO Kids 7MB PDF)

Added to Hurricanes, Typhoons, etc. under Weather Hazards
21 Feb 2021

New Section: Antarctica

added under World Regions
21 Feb 2021

New Section: Transportation & Communication

added under Globalization and Trade
20 Feb 2021

Canada's Population Clock

added to the Canada page
20 Feb 2021

PopulationEducation.org

added to Population Growth under Demographics
20 Feb 2021

New Section
The Emerging Global Middle Class

added under Demographics
13 Feb 2021

Anak Krakatau: Before, during and after its 2020 eruption – excellent drone video for studying volcanic processes

added to Volcanoes in Geo-Hazards under Plate Tectonics
13 Feb 2021

Global Carbon Atlas
with the Carbon Story from past to present to future and the Global Carbon Budget 2010-2019

added to Carbon Cycle at Global Climate Change
12 Feb 2021

Cultural Homogenization: Does globalization mean we will become one culture? –BBC Futures

added to Costs & Effects of Globalization under Globalization and Trade
12 Feb 2021

World Shipping Routes and Commodities Interactive Map

added to World Trade under Globalization and Trade
31 Jan 2021

Climate Change Solutions Simulation Game - Canada

Added to Solutions under Climate Change and Physical Environments under Canada
31 Jan 2021

Introductory videos plus a TofC added to the Canada page

31 Jan 2021

Global Mean Monthly Temperature 1851-2020

added to Evidence of Global Climate Change
31 Jan 2021

Global Temperature Trend from 0 to 2019

added to Evidence of Global Climate Change

New Page: Development

Although there is still much to add, you will find resources to support the teaching of Sustainable Human Development including Development indicators and the UN SDGs.

Ported from GeoKnow.net and vastly improved, the Climate Graphs Interactive World Map has 76 climate stations plus interactive maps of Temperature, Precipitation, the Köppen Climate System and World Biomes. Together, it is an integrative teaching tool for the patterns of climate and natural vegetation.

Jan 2021 New Page!

including river features (and soon to include flooding hazards)added to Themes
10 Jan 2021

Rising Waters: Out of Balance Ice Sheets (NASA 2:46)

added to Impacts of Climate Change in Global Climate Change
10 Jan 2021

Videos, a gDoc Worksheet and gSlides support, plus maps and diagrams to support the idea of LOWERN: Latitude - Ocean Currents - Winds & Air Masses - Elevation - Relief - Nearness to Water

10 Jan 2021

World Mercator projection with True Country Size added

added to Map Projections in GeoSkills
10 Jan 2021

Mercator Misconceptions

added to Map Projections in GeoSkills
9 Jan 2021

The Life Cycle of a Cup of Coffee (TED-Ed 5:04)

Added to What is Globalization? and Costs & Effects of Globalization in Globalization and Trade AND Agriculture and Food in Resources
9 Jan 2021

% Expenditures on Food, 2016 (OWID)

Added to Agriculture and Food in Resources
9 Jan 2021

Interactive Media Bias Chart

added to The Media and Bias in GeoSkills
2 Jan 2021

Lake Effect Snow

New section added to Weather Hazards
2 Jan 2021

Historical Tornado Maps for Ontario and Canada

added to Tornadoes in Weather Hazards
31 Dec 2020

Solar is now cheapest electricity in history, confirms IEA (CarbonBrief)

added to Energy Resources in Resources
29 Dec 2020

Should you flush the toilet paper? - Infographic and map from MindOfAHitchhiker

added to the Tourism page
28 Dec 2020

New Section: Plastics

added to Resources
28 Dec 2020

World biomes and carbon storage (Grida.no)

added to Solutions to Climate Change in Global Climate Change
28 Dec 2020

Above-ground carbon sequestration rate in forest and savanna biomes (YaleE360 and Nature)

added to Solutions to Climate Change in Global Climate Change
27 Dec 2020

New Page: Time Zones

added to GeoSkills
26 Dec 2020

Demystifying Ocean Acidification (CAS: 12:12)

added to Impacts of Climate Change under Global Climate Change
19 Dec 2020

Mapping the Bruce Trail (PDF)

added to Cartography Stories in Cartography and Mapping
19 Dec 2020

How to Read Hiking Maps

from the Bruce Trail Conservancy (PDF)added to Topographic Maps

Christmas: An International Festival

A web search and mapping activity examining the origins of various aspects of Christmas. Available as an editable gDoc or as a PDF, both with a blank map.
And now, it's available as a gSlide presentation and can be run without at map.(ANSWERS)

If you use it, please let us know!

If you are looking for Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes, they are now on their own page → Geo-Hazards

If you are looking for Hurricanes, Tornadoes, and Droughts, they are now on their own page → Weather Hazards

13 Dec 2020

World Natural Hazards Risk Maps

added to Weather Hazards and the NEW Geo-Hazards page
12 Dec 2020

Nature's ticking time bomb: Tipping Points and Ecosystems

added to Impacts of Climate Change under Global Climate Change
12 Dec 2020

Explained: why renewables became so cheap so fast

added to Energy Resources under Resources
12 Dec 2020

From TED-Ed: What are the universal human rights? (4:46)

added to Global Overview on World Maps
12 Dec 2020

Toronto's Ten Cities
(Canadian Geographic)

added to Urbanization and Megacities
12 Dec 2020

The Four Torontos:
City, CMA, GTA, GTHA
(from p8 of CSI doc)

added to Urbanization and Megacities
12 Dec 2020

The First Geographer: Ptolomy and his amazing accuracy (Pearson-BBC: 5:33)

added to Cartography and Mapping

10 Dec 2020

World Languages

added to Demographics in World Maps

6 Dec 2020

3D Paper Globes
from 3D Geography

added to World Maps
6 Dec 2020

3D Interactive Globe

added to The Physical World in World Maps
6 Dec 2020

Monitoring Progress Toward the Goal of Half Earth

added to Loss of Biodiversity in Biomes and Biodiversity
5 Dec 2020

New section added to Demographics . . .

6 Dec 2020

Global Mangrove Watch

added to Loss of Biodiversity in Biomes and Biodiversity
2 Dec 2020

CAT Climate Change Tracker Thermometer

added to Global Climate Change
2 Dec 2020

Is the Gulf Stream Collapsing?
from Have a Think

added to Impacts of Climate Change in Global Climate Change
2 Dec 2020

How cities can overcome their growing transport pains (WEF)

added to Solution to Urban Issues in Urbanization and Megacities