Where are Americans Moving?

Posted by csteinberg | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 16-06-2010-05-2008

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More than 10 million Americans moved from one county to another during

2008.  The map located at the link below visualizes those moves.  The source of the data is the Internal Revenue Service.  Certainly a good visual and interactive for discussion!

Map here.

Worldmapper

Posted by csteinberg | Posted in Content | Posted on 04-03-2010-05-2008

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 Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest. There are nearly 700 maps displaying a variety of data.

Click on the ‘Thumbnail Index’ which gives thumbnail previews of the maps, ‘Map Categories’ which is classified to see the choice, or ‘A-Z Map Index’, and view a map and the associated information.

 The maps and data files cover 200 territories, mainly United Nation Member States plus a few others to include at least 99.95% of the world’s population.

 Enjoy this resource here: http://www.worldmapper.org/

Thanks to Mary O’Meara and James Koster from Massapequa for sharing this resource.

CollegeInSight

Posted by csteinberg | Posted in General Resources, Student Tools | Posted on 21-12-2009-05-2008

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College InSight, an initiative of the Institute for College Access & Success, makes data on college affordability, diversity, and student success easy to find, compare, and analyze. College InSight provides data for almost 5,000 U.S. colleges and universities. In addition to college-level data, it features totals and averages for states, sectors, and other groupings of colleges.

Enjoy this resource here: http://college-insight.org/#

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