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aroundtheworld97:

Girl at school. A young girl reads the Qur’an. Kabul. Afghanistan. July to October 2006. © Philip Poupin

aroundtheworld97:

Girl at school. A young girl reads the Qur’an. Kabul. Afghanistan. July to October 2006.
© Philip Poupin

(via cornersoftheworld)

— 1 year ago with 608 notes
#map  #classroom 
jtotheizzoe:

Map of the supercontinent Pangaea in the Triassic period, when “first appeared beasties of fur and feather”.
The Tethys Ocean looks like it would have had nice beaches to lounge around on, hunting for nautilus shells, sipping Diño Coladas.
(by Richard Morden on Redbubble, available as a poster there if you’d like one!)

jtotheizzoe:

Map of the supercontinent Pangaea in the Triassic period, when “first appeared beasties of fur and feather”.

The Tethys Ocean looks like it would have had nice beaches to lounge around on, hunting for nautilus shells, sipping Diño Coladas.

(by Richard Morden on Redbubble, available as a poster there if you’d like one!)

— 1 year ago with 3499 notes
#triassic  #map  #pangaea 
jtotheizzoe:

designcube:

Tangram United States

What if we could get the people of our great nation to fit together so neatly?
Are you a fan of the tangram? Then you might like this animated storybook drawn entirely with tangrams!

jtotheizzoe:

designcube:

Tangram United States

What if we could get the people of our great nation to fit together so neatly?

Are you a fan of the tangram? Then you might like this animated storybook drawn entirely with tangrams!

— 1 year ago with 410 notes
#map  #us  #tangram  #color 
theatlantic:

A Map of Muslim Protests Around the World

The uproar over a 14-minute anti-Islam YouTube video has sparked furious protests from Somalia to Egypt to Sudan to Tunisia to Libya to Bangladesh to Indonesia to Pakistan. With new reports of protests surfacing every minute, we’ve compiled the latest reported incidents into this interactive Google Map.

[Images: Reuters/Google Maps]

theatlantic:

A Map of Muslim Protests Around the World

The uproar over a 14-minute anti-Islam YouTube video has sparked furious protests from Somalia to Egypt to Sudan to Tunisia to Libya to Bangladesh to Indonesia to Pakistan. With new reports of protests surfacing every minute, we’ve compiled the latest reported incidents into this interactive Google Map.

[Images: Reuters/Google Maps]

(via npr)

— 1 year ago with 450 notes
#wow  #world  #map  #muslim  #protest  #anti  #us 
A map is a window on to history →

Biases in mapmaking are explored from early Chinese history to the modern west.  This article is interesting to consider alongside arguments for or against teaching geography and history in the classroom.  Also gives new credence to the phrase “world view.”  

— 4 years ago with 2 notes
#BBC magazine  #BBC  #map  #geography  #history  #bias