Documentaries

Documentary List | Top Documentary Films

A comprehensive list of documentaries to watch online, preview and download.

Web Searches and Referencing

Web Searches and Source Referencing
Easybib.com


Statistical Tools/Interactive Maps/Information Systems


News Map

Is an application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator.

The Big Picture - Boston.com
The Big Picture - News Stories in Photographs from the Boston Globe.

World Stat -

www.worldstat.com is an educational site that gives you access to updated statistics for a fact-based education in order to ensure a greater understanding of the world without prejudice and misunderstandings. Includes Case Study activities

Statplanet

Map maker software for creating fully customizable interactive flash maps.

Maps

maps of all shapes, styles, and themes

Indexmundi

Index Mundi, home of the Internet's most complete country profiles. This site contains detailed country statistics, charts, and maps

Gapminder World --

Professor Hans Rosling's revolutionary statistical visualization tool. Worth every second spent on the site

Geo-cube

Geocube is an attractive online resource about Geography. Geocube is based on the principle of the Rubik Cube with six faces and 54 topics.

World Mapper --

World maps that shrink/blow up countries according to chosen indicators (e.g. Mandarin speakers)

Show World

Learn about the world by changing the familiar map. Select a subject from the top menu and watch the map resize.

World Freedom Atlas

The world freedom atlas is a geovisualization tool for world statistics.

WORLD HEALTH RANKINGS - World Life Expectancy

The most comprehensive listing of Country Health Profiles and World Health Rankings for all leading Causes of Death ever assembled in one place....

Data Visualizer

-Data visualization tool for World Bank Stats

International Human Development Indicators -

-Great for looking at Trends

World Health Organization

WHO data base and visualizations

Country keyword pages on a world map--

google map linked with guardian that allows you to find country specific guardian articles (great for case studies)

Encyclopedia of Earth

An electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with human and animals

US National Debt


Population Visualizations


Online Collaboration Tools

Zoho

Offers a suite of online web applications geared towards increasing your productivity and offering easy collaboration. (Like googledocs + works in China)

Webspiration

Facilitates every step of your project, from brainstorming and research, to content creation, collaboration and sharing.

Type with Me

Online Collaborative Note Taking

//Mind42//.com -

Online mindmap collaboration tool. You can easily share and develop your ideas with your friends.

Prezi

The zooming, mindmapping, collaboration presentation creator

SlideShare


Offers users the ability to upload and share publicly ppts, word documents, and pdf files



Online photo pools and tools

//Flickr//

The best online photo management and sharing application in the world.

//Photobucket//

Offers image hosting, free photo sharing and video sharing.

Picnik

Picnik lets you edit all your photos online, from one easy place.

//BeFunky.com//

lets you apply photo effects, enhance, edit pictures and photos online.

Online File Storage

Dropbox

Dropbox is the easiest way to store, sync, and, share files online.

Online Surveying Tools

//SurveyMonkey//


Create and publish online surveys in minutes, and view results graphically and in real time.

Online Portals/dashboard software


iGoogle
personalized Google page. Add news, photos, weather, RSS readers, and stuff from across the web to your page.

**__Netvibes__**
delivers secure, scalable personalized workspaces, portals and industry dashboards.

Teaching Using Inforgraphs


Teaching with info graphs- as start

Data Visualized: More on Teaching With Infographics

Sources Around the Web for Interesting Infographics

We’ve chosen one or two classroom- or kid-friendly examples from each of the following, though in some cases the graphic was made by the authors of the site or blog itself, and in others the purpose of the site or blog is simply to collect good examples from around the Web.

GOOD.IS


New York Times Learning Network


Visual.ly- Create your own infographs

žHohli is an intuitive, simple online chart maker. It’s incredibly easy to pick your chart type, add some data, vary the sizes and colours and see the finished chart. The finished charts are also very well designed and look great!


Wordle lets you create word visualisations using text you enter. There are plenty of interesting designs to choose from. Enter whole books, short passages or see what other people have used. In this example, we can see the US constitution visualised