Category Archives: Teaching

Fate of the World: The Video Game That Lets You Solve Global Warming

Fate of the World is a dramatic global strategy game that puts all our futures in your hands. The game features a dramatic set of scenarios based on the latest science covering the next 200 years. You must manage a balancing … Continue reading

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Geography Website Search Engine

Welcome to Intute: Geography, brought to you by a national team of subject specialists from universities across the UK. We find and review the very best web resources to help you with your studies and research. http://www.intute.ac.uk/geo/

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Gapminder: Making Statistics Stimulating

Gapminder is a brilliant website that allows you to view a variety of statistics related to development in an interactive and stimulating way. Teachers can use it educate about trends in many different indicators over time and to highlight differences … Continue reading

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One on One – Steve McCurry

The internationally renowned photographer talks to Riz Khan about documenting humanity in times of war and peace.

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HOME: The Movie

We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth’s climate. The stakes are high for us … Continue reading

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Where is the Outrage?

One in eight people on earth don’t have access to safe drinking water. Where are the news headlines? Every 15 seconds, a child dies from a preventable water-related disease. Where is our outrage? Without such fundamental services as sanitation and … Continue reading

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Water Facts

Here are the facts about the water crisis. Every day, thousands of people die from lack of access to clean water. The safe water issue is intimately linked to hygiene education and proper sanitation, which is why we take an … Continue reading

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Overconsumption is costing us the earth and human happiness

Story of Stuff creator Annie Leonard’s new book examines the high price of the western world’s obession with all things material. If you really want to understand a country, a society, or even a civilization, don’t turn to its national … Continue reading

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Food, Inc. – Movie Trailer

In June 2009, a stirring new documentary called Food, Inc. (link to blog post) is being release in theaters. From the producers of An Inconvenient Truth, this film takes a pointed look beyond the dinner table at how your food … Continue reading

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Situation In Nigeria Seems Pretty Complex

An Onion Parody, not far off most people’s understanding of Africa or current events these days. “In The Know: Panelists discuss the complicated issues facing Nigeria or Niger”

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