Sunday, June 14, 2009

A Visual Guide to Global Trends

Earth Pulse is National Geographic's visual guide to global trends. In Earth Pulse you will find a series of maps and articles designed to help you explore emerging global trends. The contents of Earth Pulse is divided into three sections, the Human Condition, Our Relationship With Nature, and Our Connected World. Each of these sections is subdivided into three or more sections. Some of the topics you can explore on Earth Pulse include the impact of human behavior on ecosystems, population shifts, and global connections made possible by technology.














Applications for Education
Earth Pulse could be a good resource for teachers of geography and or Earth science. Using Earth Pulse's maps students can visually explore global trends.

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