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August 3, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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August’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part One

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

What Did The Earth Look Like? is a neat interactive which shows 3D images of the earth at different points in its history – ranging back to 600 million years ago? Thanks to Google Maps Mania for the tip.

Writing Systems and Scripts of the World shows a map of the world and displays the writing systems practiced in those areas. I’m adding it to The Best “Language Maps.”

Child Poverty Down for Whites, Asians, Hispanics, But Steady for Blacks is from NBC News and has an interactive from Pew. I’m adding it to The Best Visualizations Of Poverty In The U.S. & Around The World.

This map shows how red states increase inequality and blue states cut it is from Vox. I’m adding it to The Best Resources About Wealth & Income Inequality.

Visualizing Africa’s Progress in Health, Food Provision, Political Freedom, Poverty and Education is from Our World In Data.

Alien Deep is an interactive from The National Geographic Channel. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Oceans.

Even Graphics Can Speak With a Foreign Accent is from National Geographic. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures.

I’m adding these next two infographics to the same list:

Around The World In 30 Unique Modes of Transport
Flags of the World: The Stories Behind Them
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July 28, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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July’s Infographics & Interactives Galore

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

Visualoop has a nice gallery of infographics. I’m adding it to The Best Sources For Interactive Infographics.

How We Share the World is a really interesting series of Cartograms. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Cartograms.

Check out the Esri Storytelling with Maps Contest 2015 winners.

Thanks to Google Maps Mania for sharing those first three sites.

This chart shows how Americans spend every single minute in the average day is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Visualizations Of How People Spend Their Days.

‘From Atoms to Bits': A Brilliant Visual History of American Ideas is from The Atlantic. I’m adding it to The Best Sites Where Students Can Learn About Inventions.

Where Instagrammers love food, mapped is from Vox. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures.

Here’s a fun and potentially useful one:

50 Inspirational Quotes from Literature
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June 26, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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June’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Two

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

The American civil war then and now interactive is from The Guardian. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The American Civil War.

2 maps that show the Civil War really was about slavery is from Vox. I’m adding it to the same list.

The Atlantic Slave Trade in Two Minutes is from Slate, and is pretty amazing. I’m adding it to our US History class blog under Slavery In The Colonies.

What’s Really Warming The World? is an interactive from Bloomberg. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Learn About Climate Change.

I’m adding this next infographic to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures:

9 Curious Wedding Traditions From Around the World
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June 15, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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June’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part One

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

Seven maps that will change the way you look at history is an interactive you don’t want to miss.

Check out Journey To The Centre of the Earth from the BBC.

The Upshot from the NY Times shares their most popular interactive infographics from the past year.

This Is How Fast America Changes Its Mind is a fascinating interactive from Bloomberg Business.

Here’s a final interesting infographic (for some reason, the entire infographic may not show, so you’ll have to click on it):

Ten of the greatest engineering feats
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May 16, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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May’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Two

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

The Internet Of Things: A Primer is an interactive from Information Is Beautiful.

What Reading Really Looks Like When You’re Dyslexic is an infographic from GOOD. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Walking In Someone Else’s Shoes.

I’m adding this next infographic to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures:

6 Reasons to Put Your Phone Away is a great infographic. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On Student Cellphone Use In Class — Please Contribute More.

Business Etiquette Around The World

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources For Helping Teachers Use Bloom’s Taxonomy In The Classroom:

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May 3, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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May’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part One

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

Check out this “Sneezes Around The World” interactive. I learned about it from Vipula Shama.

Check out this amazing interactive titled A Year In The Life Of Earth’s CO2.

Check out Trans Atlantic Slave Trade Visualization. Thanks to Google Maps Mania for the tip.

An Interactive Map of Shakespeare’s London is pretty neat. You can read more about it here.

I’m adding this infographic to The Best Images Of Weird, Cool & Neat-Looking Buildings (& Ways To Design Your Own):

8 of the World�s Most Unusual Homes

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April 17, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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April’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part One

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

Key Moments in the Crusades: An Interactive Map is from History Today. I’m adding it to the “Crusades” post in our World History class blog.

Which States Make Life Easier or Harder for Illegal Immigrants is an interactive from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Immigration In The United States.

Social Progress Index 2015 is from The Social Progress Imperative.

23 maps and charts on language is from Vox. I’m adding it to The Best “Language Maps.”

I’m adding this next interactive to The Best “Language Maps”:

Here’s an infographic that could be useful in Science class:

Earth
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April 3, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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March’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Three

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.”

You can see others at A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics and by searching “infographics” on this blog.

I’ll still be publishing separate posts to individually highlight especially useful infographics and interactives, but you’ll find others in this regular feature.

Here goes:

How Much Water Californians Use is an interactive from The New York Times. I’m adding it to A Beginning List Of The Best Resources On California’s Drought.

Executions and death sentence statistics worldwide: interactive is from The Guardian.

Journey To The Center Of The Earth is an impressive interactive from The BBC.

I’m adding this next infographic to The Best Sites To Learn About Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo:

Frida Kahlo

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