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World History TimeMap
The TimeMap of World History is an interactive history atlas and timeline that lets you navigate to any era of history to visit any civilization, nation or empire. Now contains over 650 history maps and over 1,000 pages of high quality supporting narrative all made easy to navigate via our TimeMap interface.

Jump in:

- Ancient World History

- The Middle Ages

- Modern History
maps  history  atlas  interactive  from delicious
october 2012 by katieday
A Map of American Slavery - Interactive Feature - NYTimes.com
" One of the most important maps of the Civil War was also one of the most visually striking: the United States Coast Survey’s map of the slaveholding states, which clearly illustrates the varying concentrations of slaves across the South. Abraham Lincoln loved the map and consulted it often; it even appears in a famous 1864 painting of the president and his cabinet. Related Article in Disunion » PDF of the Map »
slavery  maps  Interactive  History  usa 
march 2012 by katieday
Religions Index -- Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before
view maps of the world showing percentages of different religions
religions  maps 
february 2012 by katieday
Free Technology for Teachers: Atlas of Our Changing Environment
"The United Nations Environment Program hosts a helpful interactive map displaying more than one hundred examples of environmental change around the world. Each placemark on the map has close-up views of the land and a story about environmental change at that location. For example, clicking on the placemark for Manaus, Brazil will reveal close-up imagery of site and detailed information about the environmental changes taking place. If you click through the links in the placemarks you can find the references used in constructing the information available through the map."
teaching  climate_change  united_nations  maps  interactive  lesson_ideas  environment 
september 2011 by katieday
StatPlanet Map Maker – Interactive Mapping & Visualization Software
"StatPlanet is a browser-based interactive data visualization and mapping application. Use it to easily and rapidly create visualizations from simple Flash maps to advanced infographics."
maps  statistics  visualizations  tools 
july 2011 by katieday
5 Great Experimental Features You Should Enable from the Google Maps Laboratory [Google Maps Labs]
Perhaps you haven't noticed, but we've been highlighting the best of Google Labs all week. Today we're taking a look at five great experimental features you can enable in Google Maps that solve a few annoying problems and make using the service easier, too. More »
Google_Maps_Labs  Directions  Driving  Google  Google_Labs  Google_Maps  Maps  Navigation  Search  Time_Savers  Top  url_shorteners  from google
may 2011 by katieday
Nina Katchadourian
interesting artist, poet, creator.... was the one who inspired Book Spine Poems.... Look at her maps and other creative projects...
art  book_art  poetry  public  images  maps 
march 2011 by katieday
North American English Dialects - MAP
"This is just a little hobby of mine, that I thought might be interesting to a lot of people. Some people collect stamps. Others collect coins. I collect dialects."
maps  usa  language  accents 
december 2010 by katieday
Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before
"Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest.There are now nearly 700 maps"  This link goes to a map showing UNDERWEIGHT CHILDREN -- though you can switch to other statistics
un_day  world  statistics  maps  imported_from_delicious 
november 2010 by katieday
Farewell, GOOG-411 - NYTimes.com
BING-411 -- phone directions and information in the States
phones  apps  maps  imported_from_delicious 
october 2010 by katieday
MAP (jpg) : The true size of Africa
"It's about 11.7 million square miles, which is really big—big enough to fit the United States, China, India, Japan, and much of Europe within its borders. And that's precisely what Kai Krause did with this inventive map, "The True Size of Africa," which
maps  africa  images  comparisons  imported_from_delicious 
october 2010 by katieday
BBC News - Water map shows billions at risk of 'water insecurity'
"About 80% of the world's population lives in areas where the fresh water supply is not secure, according to a new global analysis."
water  maps  g3_water  world  imported_from_delicious 
september 2010 by katieday
Atlas - Wikimedia Commons
"The Wikimedia Atlas of the World is an organized and commented collection of geographical, political and historical maps available at Wikimedia Commons."
atlas  maps  wikimedia  creative_commons 
june 2010 by katieday
Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Shepherd, William. Historical Atlas. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1911.
-- a classic historical atlas -- all scanned and free online....
maps  history  atlas  online 
june 2010 by katieday
TimeMaps - A Journey through History
"Use the TimeMap of World History to:

See a visual overview of the development of the world, a region or a specific civilization; or
read and visualise history and chronology using its multimedia encyclopedia
The TimeMap of World History submerges you i
maps  interactive  history  world  teaching  timelines  imported_from_delicious 
june 2010 by katieday
Waldseemüller’s Map - Overview - myLOC.gov (Library of Congress)
Lesson Plan: Waldseemüller’s Map: World 1507 / Overview: The 1507 World Map by Martin Waldseemüller is one of the world’s most important maps. For the first time, this map labels America and shows the continent as a separate land mass. It is often referred to as America’s Birth Certificate. Students will investigate this map by looking closely at the details of each section of the map and then draw conclusions on the revelation of this new and unusual world to the people of 1507.
G2_explorers  teacher_resources  maps  history 
may 2010 by katieday
The Afghan Conflict - A Map of Possible Scenarios
"When we started researching this topic we very quickly saw, that the debate whether to pull out the troops, staying or even enforcing is not too much about arguments, it’s a battle of possible scenarios. Every side seems to have their own positive and ne
maps  prezi  scenarios  afghanistan  infographic  visualizations  military  politics  imported_from_delicious 
may 2010 by katieday
Spatial History Project -- Stanford
<< The Spatial History Project, however, does operate outside normal historical practice in five ways. First, our projects are collaborative. Many of the things that visitors to our web site see involve collaborations between an historian, graduate studen
history  space  spatial_history  academic  research  maps  visualizations  imported_from_delicious 
april 2010 by katieday
Scribble Maps - Draw on google maps with scribblings and more!
<< Scribble Maps is the quick and easy way to rapidly make and share maps!

With Scribble Maps you can:

- Draw shapes and Scribble!
- Pace Markers and text
- Create a Custom Widget
- Save as KML/GPX
- Send maps to friends

Whether it is planning a vacati
google_maps  annotation  tools  mashups  geography  drawing  maps  imported_from_delicious 
april 2010 by katieday
Panoramio - Photos of the World
enter a location in the world and it shows you all the photos people have uploaded showing that location
search_engine  photos  geography  google  maps  world  locations  imported_from_delicious 
april 2010 by katieday
Image: Fresh Water Stress from 1995 to 2025
These two maps contrast recent (1995) and projected (2025) rates of freshwater withdrawal as a percentage of total available freshwater. Annotated link http://www.diigo.com/bookmark/http%3A%2F%2Fqed.princeton.edu%2Fmain%2FImage%3AFresh_Water_Stress_from_
G3_water  water  maps  imported_from_delicious 
december 2009 by katieday
A history of conflicts: an interactive timeline
An amazing website which allows you to scroll through history and pull up information on conflicts (info taken from Wikipedia) -- and to click on a world map to explore conflicts
G5_conflict  wars  history  timelines  interactive  wikipedia  maps  world  imported_from_delicious 
november 2009 by katieday
How Big is Africa?, Outreach World
How Big is Africa?
Produced by Barbara Brown , Deborah Smith-Johnston

Curriculum guide and poster designed to enhance student understanding of the African continent and its geography

The How Big is Africa? Curriculum Guide was created to accompany
teacher_resources  lesson_ideas  africa  geography  maps  curriculum  imported_from_delicious 
october 2009 by katieday
visual display of the latest news - customizable
news  visualizations  maps  imported_from_delicious 
october 2009 by katieday
Atlas Explorer - National Geographic Magazine
classic NatGeo maps online -- can zoom in anywhere around the world -- political and physical
national_geographic  maps  atlas  online  imported_from_delicious 
september 2009 by katieday
Graflex Directions -- Piece Together for Peace
visual art of the continents of the world re-assembled into the twelve animals of the Japanese zodiac
art  animals  images  japan  visualization  world  maps  peace  imported_from_delicious 
march 2009 by katieday
Narratives - Mapping Globalization
Princeton initiative to produce narrative interactive maps about history, e.g., see the path of Alexander the Great or the Byzantine empire
history  globalization  maps  interactive  princeton  empires  imported_from_delicious 
december 2008 by katieday
Google Lit Trip: Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
The Classic Children’s story set in Boston -- Follow the journey of Mr. and Mrs. Mallard as they find a safe home to raise their family.
childrens_lit  boston  google_earth  maps  picturebooks  imported_from_delicious 
october 2008 by katieday
DoodleBuzz:Typographic News Explorer
A typographic news explorer by Brendan Dawes -- DoodleBuzz is a new way to read the news through an experimental interface that allows you to create typographic maps of current news stories.
brendan_dawes  typography  design  news  visualizations  maps  imported_from_delicious 
september 2008 by katieday
World Names Profiler -- see on a world map where a surname is most popular
We hold data for approximately 300 million people in 26 countries of the world, representing a total population of 1 billion people in those countries. In our database there are 8 million unique surnames and 5 million unique forenames.
maps  surnames  names  world  visualizations  genealogy  imported_from_delicious 
september 2008 by katieday
Data visualization and infographics resources for design inspiration
Infographics or Information graphics is mode of visual communication of information using graphics.
visualizations  examples  resources  images  ideas  graphs  graphics  information  maps  design  imported_from_delicious 
july 2008 by katieday
Google Maps Overlay -- from bernard.sterzbach.de
a network link for Google Earth which will use Google Maps to give you a transparent map overlay for the area you are viewing in Google Earth
tools  apps  google_earth  maps  visuals  imported_from_delicious 
july 2008 by katieday
WORLDPROCESSOR | Globes, Mapping, Geography, World, Statistics
Ongoing project started in 1988 where statistics are superimposed on globes. Currently over 300 different globes to view.
data  visualizations  world  statistics  global_issues  maps  geography  imported_from_delicious 
july 2008 by katieday
Debategraph -- the global debate map
"Our goal is to make the best arguments on all sides of any debate freely available to all and continuously open to challenge and improvement by all." Debategraph is a wiki debate visualization tool and a web-based, creative commons project...
debate  maps  wikis  visualizations  politics  global_issues  imported_from_delicious 
july 2008 by katieday
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