I’m teaching Geography again to English Language Learners, and though I’d pull together some accessible resources on the different kinds of map projections.
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Here are my picks – contribute your own in the comments section:
Your World Map is Hiding Something is a very useful interactive from Metrocosm which allows you – with a click of a button – to compare different kids of popular (and not-so-popular) world map projections.
Here’s a lesson plan from National Geographic.
This is a great video for Geography classes, BUT I wish the narrator didn’t talk so fast!
Misleading maps and problematic projections is from The Economist.
The Mercator Problem is a simple and useful site to help students learn about the distortions shown in a Mercator map projection.
Misconceptions:Some Common Geographic Mental Misplacements… is a good interactive.