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Fragile States Index

Fragile States Index

Political Organization, Map Skills, Ap Human Geography, Current Events, School Ideas, Maps, Politics, Cards

Thousands of women around the world are geographic information systems professionals. If you're a woman in GIS, click on the following link to add your name. http://storymaps.esri.com/stories/2014/WomenInGIS/

Thousands of women around the world are geographic information systems professionals. If you're a woman in GIS, click on the following link to add your name. http://storymaps.esri.com/stories/2014/WomenInGIS/

In Mexico, a City's Scar Becomes its Most Prized Park

In Mexico, a City's Scar Becomes its Most Prized Park

Ap Human Geography, Latin America, 4 Life, Mexico

VIDEO: What is a part of the United States?

What is a part of the United States?

American Empire -- Short Informative Video with engaging illustrations gives a clear, concise outline of the relevant history!

Population comparison (NYC vs. the Dakotas).

State Borders Were Drawn in the Distant Past. Is It Time to Reimagine Our Map?

Hong Kong’s umbrella revolution

Hong Kong’s umbrella revolution

The story behind the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests

The Geography of Afghanistan: Resources from National Geographic and the Choices Program.

The Geography of Afghanistan

"Students are introduced to the physical and human features of Afghanistan.

African borders

African borders

"About the history of the creation of Africa borders and debates about African borders.

What Should the Israeli-Palestinian Border Look Like? You Decide

What Should the Israeli-Palestinian Border Look Like? You Decide

An interactive tool allows you to try and find a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian border.

Ethiopia's Dam Problems

Ethiopia's Dam Problems

"Ethiopia is three years from completing a dam to control its headwaters, and while Egypt points to colonial-era treaties to claim the water and to stop the project, the question remains as to who own the Blue Nile.

Which Countries Don’t Have a Minimum Wage?

Which Countries Don’t Have a Minimum Wage?

Ap Human Geography, Economic Development, Minimum Wage, Hugs, Social Studies, Countries, Classroom Ideas, Social Science, Sociology

Mapping Mexico's gang violence

Mapping Mexico's gang violence

Political Organization, Latin America, Geography, Crime, Mexico, Fracture Mechanics

2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

2012 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament – the 68 teams – map, team locations and conferences listed / Plus average attendances listed.

The Stunning Geography of Incarceration

The Stunning Geography of Incarceration

America has more than prisons. This is what they look like on our landscape.

This interactive mapping feature compares two distinct data sets in an attempt to show that the two are correlated on the continent of Africa.  The base layer of this thematic map is demographic, noting how much of the overall population in a given country is under the age of 16.  The interactive feature with point data describes the political unrest or instability in that particular country.

Younger Africa

An addictive collection of beautiful charts, graphs, maps, and interactive data visualization toys -- on topics from around the world