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Featured examples of Gapminder in education
- Teachers TV: Looking at statistics with Year 8 students
Thanks to: Bob Lang
- Gapminder and Worldmapper
Geography for a changing world resources from the Geographical Association, UK.
Thanks to: Paula Cooper
- Gapminder course at the NYC iSchool
An experimental high school course that challenges 10th and 11th grade students to use a quantitive lens to analyze the last 200 years of global history.
Thanks to: Jesse Spevack
- Gapminder World
- Gapminder World Offline
You can use Gapminder World without an Internet connection! Install Gapminder World Offline on your computer. It automatically updates the data when and if you go online.
- Teacher’s guide: Lesson on 200 years that changed the world
This teacher guide explains how you can use Gapminder World to lecture about global development from 1800 until today.
- Life Expectancy PowerPoint
Life expectancy is a very important measure when we compare the health of different countries. Teach your students what it measures.
- Teacher’s guide: Quiz about Global Development
A teacher’s guide to a quiz about global development.
The quiz uses Gapminder World. All you’ll need is the Internet, a computer and a projector.
- Human Development Trends 2005
A thematic package of animations for your lecture.
Click and choose which of the 9 sections you will use. (Available in many languages.)
- Gapminder’s card game
This card sorting game challenges students’ perceptions about the contemporary world.